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Palustriella commutata (Bridel) Ochyra [Helodiaceae]


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UC Specimens in the University and Jepson Herbaria Public Portal

Specimens of Palustriella commutata in the Consortium of North American Bryophyte Herbaria portal (CNABH)

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Catalog Notes: The California material of Palustriella appears to be a complex array of ecological forms based on water chemistry and habitats. Many of the specimens identified to Palustriella commutata as of 2008 were misidentified plants of several other species, and we do not trust the 2004 vouchers. The herbarium needs work here. Quite possibly this is species that barely enters California.

Vouchers: Inyo Co.: Robinson Lake south of Onion Valley, Inyo National Forest, Norris 46661 & 46664; Modoc Co.: South Fork Pine Creek, South Warner Wilderness, Modoc National Forest, Harpel 2312 (pers. herb.); Mono Co.: Lundy Lakes Trail along Mill Creek below Helen Lake, Inyo National Forest, Norris 78862; Siskiyou Co.: Jackson Creek along road between Callahan and Cecilville about 6 miles west of Callahan, Klamath National Forest, Norris 70504 and shore of Grass Lake along Highway 97 north of Weed, Norris 74482; Tulare Co.: Clover Creek off of General's Highway, Marble Fork Kaweah River, Sequoia National Park, Shevock 15632.

Literature: As Hypnum commutatum Lesquereux 1868; Watson 1880.

Geographic subdivisions for
Palustriella commutata: CaR, MP, NW, SN, SNE.
map of distribution

Illustration References: Malcolm et al. 2009 p. 240; Hedenäs 1993a; Ireland 1982; Ochyra 1989; Smith 1978. As Cratoneuron commutatum Flowers 1973; Lawton 1971. As Cratoneuron commutatum var. falcatum Lawton 1971. As Cratoneuron falcatum Flowers 1973.

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Elevation by latitude plot for Palustriella commutata
   in California