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1 March 2010 Mosses Associated with Coalmines and Coal Seams in Western Pennsylvania
Donald D. Davis, John J. Atwood
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Forty moss taxa comprising 15 families were identified from 17 abandoned coalmines or exposed coal seams in western Pennsylvania. Aulacomnium palustre, Ceratodon purpure us, Dicranella heteromalla, and Pohlia nutans were most frequently collected. Pohlia nutans was observed in the harshest environments. Noteworthy, less frequently collected species included Barbula convoluta, B. indica, and Didymodon tophaceus.

©2010 by The American Bryological and Lichenological Society, Inc.
Donald D. Davis and John J. Atwood "Mosses Associated with Coalmines and Coal Seams in Western Pennsylvania," Evansia 27(1), 11-17, (1 March 2010).
Published: 1 March 2010
western Pennsylvania
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