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Some Mosses of British_Columbia.

British Columbia Provincial Museum.

Some Mosses of British_Columbia.

by British Columbia Provincial Museum.

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SeriesBritish Columbia Provincial Museum Handbook -- 28
ContributionsSchofield, W.B.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21825695M

Some Sphagnum mosses can absorb up to 20 times their own weight in water. In World War I, Sphagnum mosses were used as first-aid dressings on soldiers' wounds, as these mosses said to absorb liquids three times faster than cotton, retain liquids better, better distribute liquids uniformly throughout themselves, and are cooler, softer, and be. Thank you for your comment. I would like to refer you to Dr. Wilf Schofield’s book (out of print, but the ISBN is ) titled: “Some Common Mosses of British Columbia.

- University of Tasmania has a section on mosses - Tree of Life has an introduction together with a diagram of the moss life cycle. - Glime, Janice M., Bryophyte Ecology, 5 volumes are available online in the form files. - University of British Columbia provides a glossary of some terms commonly used in describing mosses. Out of Print - Try Used Books. An atlas of Recent European moss spores by âAdâam Boros Out of Print - Try Used Books. Some common mosses of British Columbia by W. B. Schofield Out of Print - Try Used Books. Mosses (Lerner Natural Science Book) by Sylvia A. Johnson, Masana Izawa (Illustrator) Out of Print - Try Used Books. A handbook of.

This Moss collection resides in Newtown, Connecticut, at the Sticks and Stones Farm which I had the privilege of visiting this past weekend. The farm is a quite a magical place where our New England stone and native trees encourage the mosses to do their best, with the mindful attention of the overseeing ‘parents’ of the place, Tim Currier. Schofield, W.B. Some Common Mosses of British Columbia. Royal British Columbia Museum. Paton, Jean A. The Liverwort Flora of the British Isles. Harley Books. Oxford University Press. Flora of North America. Vol. 27 Bryophytes: Mosses, part 1. British Bryological Society. Mosses and Liverworts of Britain and Ireland, a.


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Genre/Form: Field guides Identification: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schofield, W.B. Some common mosses of British Columbia. [Victoria, B.C.] British. Some common mosses of British Columbia (Handbook / Royal British Columbia Museum) by Schofield, W.

B and a great selection of related books, art. 1. Plant. Ten moss species belonging to 7 different families, collected from Squamish, Chilliwack and Vancouver of South Western British Columbia, Canada, from July to December were identified in the Herbarium of University of British Columbia.

Journals & Books; Register Sign in. Sign Vol Issue 5, JulyPages Short report. Antibacterial activities of some mosses including Hylocomium splendens from South Western British Columbia. Author links open overlay panel S.J.

Kang a c S.H. NICHOLSON and BRIGHTMAN - THE OXFORD BOOK OF FLOWERLESS PLANTS. Oxford U. Press with corrections pp. Includes fungi, lichens, ferns, mosses, liverworts etc.

Lavishly illustrated in full colour. Contains many of our mosses. SCHOFIELD, W. - SOME MOSSES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. Dept. British Columbia possesses the richest diversity of mosses, or bryophytes, in Canada.

The amazing diversity of this large group of special non-flowering green plants is due to the varied terrain of the province, as well as historical developments that led to holdovers surviving from before the last ice age. B.C.'s huge collection of mosses is greater than the combined mosses of all of the U.S.

The Botanical Class-book and Flora of Pennsylvania. O.N. Worden, Printer, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. - Schofield, W.B. Some common Mosses of British Columbia. British Columbia Provincial Museum, Victoria, British Columbia.

(Handbook No. 28) A List of the Mosses found in Seattle. Mosses are important for a number of reasons and from many different aspects of life on Earth. For insects and other invertebrates, mosses can provide a great habitat and source of food.

At a larger scale, mosses perform a number of functions that help ecosystems perform effectively such as filtering and retaining water, stabilizing the ground.

Moss, (division Bryophyta), any of at le species of small nonvascular spore-bearing land are distributed throughout the world except in salt water and are commonly found in moist shady locations. They are best known for those species that carpet woodland and forest floors.

Ecologically, mosses break down exposed substrata, releasing nutrients for the use of more complex. QK S36 - Some common mosses of British Columbia, by W. Schofield. Illus. by Patricia Drukker-Brammall. QK S - Guide to common seaweeds of British Columbia, by Robert F.

Scagel. Illus. by Ernani G. Menez. QK B3 - Guide to common mushrooms of British Columbia, by Robert J. Bandoni and Adam F. Szczawinski. Some Common Mosses of British Columbia (Handbook No.

28): Schofield, W. B., Drukker-Brammall, Patricia: Books - or: W. Schofield. Leafy bryophytes grow up to 65 cm (2 feet) in height (the moss Dawsonia) or, if reclining, reach lengths of more than 1 metre ( feet; the moss Fontinalis).

They are generally less than 3 to 6 cm ( to inches) tall, and reclining forms are usually less than 2 cm ( inch) long. Some, however, are less than 1 mm in size (the moss. To learn bryophytes on one's own, there are two books that have been written for amateurs, and that are designed for the British Columbia flora: Schofield, W.

Some Common Mosses of British Columbia. Royal BC Museum Handbook. Queen's Printer, Victoria, BC. pages. Illustrated. Some Common Mosses of British Columbia by Schofield, W. Call Number: QHV6 A28 no.

28 The Oxford Book of Flowerless Plants: Ferns, Fungi, Mosses and Liverworts, Lichens, and Seaweeds by Nicholson, Barbara. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. We investigated the net flux of ammonium, nitrate, and protons, using a microelectrode ion flux measurement system, in the gametophytes of 21 common species of moss from three contrasting locations in southern coastal British Columbia.

The general location from which mosses were collected did not significantly affect ammonium or nitrate uptake. This book was recommended by a couple professors and I am very pleased. No its not another Lawton type book, but still very handy.

This book does not go into great depth about cell type/size/arrangement like Lawton, but it does have some great illustrations.

Again great book that could easily be used in the field with a hand s: 1.The Birds of British Columbia British Columbia is a bird watchers paradise. Meet some of BC's birds. Bald Eagles, Loons, Canada Jays, Ospreys, Snowy Owls, Woodpeckers, Hummingbirds and more.

But collecting British Columbia’s so-called 'impossible moss' (Takakia lepidozioides) involved a boat trip and some wading up Jervis Inlet, to reach the southern-most population of this BC moss.

"It seems a bit mad to do an expedition to get this one moss, but it was a key plant to include.