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Ferns, Mosses and Lichens (and other lower plant life)

The following lists some of the various ferns, mosses and lichens etc found growing in Radley.

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Click here to see the list of recorded species with no photograph.

Group Order Family Species Common Name Author Date
Adder's Tongue Fern, photographed 03 June 2007 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Ophioglossales
Ophioglossaceae
Ophioglossum vulgatum L.
Adder's Tongue
B Crowley
2007/06/03
Marchantia polymorpha photographed 09 July 2009 by B Crowley, id by John Killick.Lower Plants
Marchantiales
Marchantiaceae
Marchantia polymorpha L.
Common Liverwort
B Crowley
2009/07/09
Xanthoria parietina, photographed 24 April 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Teloschistales
Teloschistaceae
Xanthoria parietina
Common Orange Lichen
B Crowley
2005/04/24
Crottle (Parmelia sp.) photographed 24 April 2005 by B Crowley, ID by J Pages.Lower Plants
Lecanorales
Parmeliaceae
Parmelia sp
Crottle
B Crowley
2005/04/24
Photographed 07 November 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Unidentified Flora
Unidentified Lichen
B Crowley
2005/11/07
Lichen on buddleia branch, photographed 22 May 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Unidentified Flora
Unidentified Flora
B Crowley
2005/05/22
Grimmia pulvinata, photographed 2 May 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Grimmiales
Grimmiaceae
Grimmia pulvinata (Hedw.)
Pulvinate Dry Rock Moss
B Crowley
2005/05/02
Moss, photographed 15 May 2005 by B Crowley, ID by J WrightLower Plants
Hypnales
Brachytheciaceae
Brachythecium rutabulum (Hedw.)
Rough-stalked Feather-moss
B Crowley
2005/05/15
Moss specimen photographed 30 May 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Hypnales
Brachytheciaceae
Brachythecium rutabulum (Hedw.)
Rough-stalked Feather-moss
B Crowley
2005/05/30
Moss photographed 24 April 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Hypnales
Brachytheciaceae
Homalothecium sericeum (Hedw.)
Silky wall feather-moss
B Crowley
2005/04/24
Solensopsora Candicans photographed 24 April 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Lecanorales
Catillariaceae
Solenopsora candicans Sleiner
Solenopsora candicans
B Crowley
2005/04/24
Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus photographed 01 May 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Hypnales
Hylocomiaceae
Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus
Springy Turf Moss
B Crowley
2005/05/01
Lichen, photographed 17 July 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Unidentified Flora
Unidentified Lichen
B Crowley
2005/07/17
Bryum argentum photographed 2 May 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Unidentified Flora
Unidentified Lichen
B Crowley
2005/05/02
Funaria hygrometrica, photographed 14 May 2005 by B CrowleyLower Plants
Funariales
Funariaceae
Funaria hygrometrica Hedw.
Water Moss
B Crowley
2005/05/14

Recorded species with no photograph

Mosses and Liverworts (Bryophyta)

Mosses (Musci)

  • Aloina ambigua (Bruch & Schimp.) Limpr.*
  • Calliergonella cuspidata (Hedw.) Kindb.*
  • Eurhynchium praelongum (Hedw.) Br. Eur.*
  • Fissidens taxifolius Hedw.*
  • Hypnum cupressiforme Hedw.*


Liverworts (Hepaticae)

  • Frullania dilatata (L.) Dum.*
  • Metzgeria furcata (L.) Dum.*


Horsetails

  • Common Horsetail/ Field Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
  • Hybrid (Equisetum X litorale Kuhlew. ex Rupr.)*

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