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The Mosses of Eastern North America

Flora / Fauna

By: HA Crum and LE Anderson

576 pages, Illus. In 2 volumes.

Columbia University Press

Hardback | Feb 1981 | #2787 | ISBN: 0231045166
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This represents 25 years of work and close collaboration between the authors and gives a detailed taxonomic treatment of and identification guide to the mosses of the Eastern Deciduous Forest of North America. To extend the usefulness of the work some species likely to be found in peninsular Florida, The Central Prairies, and the Hudson Bay Lowlands are also included. Because of considerable topographic and vegetational diversity within the Eastern Deciduous Forest the book is also nearly complete for the entire Boreal Forest and the Rocky Mountains. With over 600 line drawings this work is an invaluable guide for any bryologist.


IntroductionVOLUME 1Class SphagnopsidaClass AndreaeopsidaBryopsidaSubclass ArchidiidaeSubclass BryidaeOrder FissidentalesOrder ByroxiphialesOrder SchistostegalesOrder DicranalesOrder PottialesOrder GrimmialesOrder FunarialesOrder BryalesVOLUME 2Order IsobryalesOrder HookerialesOrder HypnobryalesSubclass BuxbaumiidaeSubclass TetraphididaeSubclass PolytrichidaeConspectus of TaxaGlossaryBibliographyIndex

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Howard A. Crum is professor of botany and curator in the herbarium at the University of Michigan. Lewis E. Anderson is professor of botany at Duke University.

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