*1: Lizard Downs, 1926, HHK & WEN
(BM) (Paton 1969a:
*2: Meadow below
Lansallos Church, W. of Polperro,
Feb. 1963, JAP (BBSUK) (Warburg 1964: 728,
Paton 1969a: 731).
Habitat notes from Cornwall are as follows. E. of
Nantithet: partly bare soil on damp old track, slightly shaded
minutissimum, Tortula truncata, Fossombronia pusilla,
staphylina). S. of Millook: mainly bare, compressed soil
in middle of track beside field, almost unshaded. Lizard pen.:
on moist, partly bare soil at edges of old tracks over
serpentinite, unshaded or lightly shaded (near Bryum dichotomum, Riccia subbifurca).
Maenporth: single small patch on unshaded compressed soil of
path above sea-cliff, with Dicranella varia.
Peninnis Head, St Mary's: patch on unshaded, thin, damp soil
of slope above granitic sea-cliff on exposed headland. Upper
Tamar Lake: on unshaded firm clayey substrates exposed high in
inundation zone beside reservoir, forming small to rather
large patches in areas with sparse vegetation, in open or
slightly shaded by Grey Willow bushes (sometimes with Ephemerum serratum and
nitidum). Partly bare damp trampled soil close to edge of
fishing lake, part-shaded by Grey Willows (with Ephemerum serratum s.
Commonly c.fr.: capsules immature 4, 7, 11, nearly
mature 4, 9, 11.