by Dr M Lueth ©.
*1: Near Towednack, St
Ives, 1962, JAP (BBSUK) (Paton
*2: Tilland, N. of
Tiedford, 1962, JAP (BBSUK) (Paton 1969a:
This species was poorly understood before the
revision by Crundwell & Nyholm (1964); older records are
given only where determinations of old specimens have been
revised more recently.
Grows as scattered plants among other low
mosses or forming small patches or low lawns. Habitat notes
from Cornwall are as follows. On firm mud or clay-soil exposed
in inundation zones beside Argal and Stithians Reservoirs andUpper
Tamar Lake, unshaded;
Leptobryum pyriforme, Pohlia annotina, Pseudephemerum
sorocarpa. Rosewarne: on moist soil of track, part-shaded
by grasses and hedgerow (very close to Aphanorrhegma patens).
Three times in arable fields (cereal stubbles; edge of
brassica crop), with Barbula convoluta, Barbula unguiculata,
truncata. On partly bare unshaded soil of soil heap (near
Bryum dichotomum, Bryum rubens, Bryum violaceum, Pleuridium
Dicranella staphylina, Dicranella
Tubers abundant, even on small plants. Not seen