Scapania nemorea (L.) Grolle

A sexually reproductive population; note the elongating seta terminated by a brown, obong-ovoid sporophyte capsule. Following further seta elongation, the capsule will dehisce, splitting along 4 vertical lines, and spores are released.

Found growing over moist, protected sandstone, April 17, 2005 in southern Illinois at Bell Smith Springs (Pope County) by Dylan Kosma; photo by Li Zhang

 

Scapania nemorea (L.) Grolle

Photo taken by Li Zhang

Found on moist rock , June 3, 2005 in Southern Illinois at Jackson Co., Little Grand Canyon by Li Zhang;

 

 

Scapania nemorea (L.) Grolle

Photo taken by Li Zhang

CHINA. INNER MONGOLIA. Hulunbei’er. Genhe. Aokelidiu Mt., Mountbase. N 51° 49' 48.2”, E 122° 03' 01.4”. On moist rock along streamlet in Larix gemelinii forest, 1025 m., July 13, 2010, Li Zhang 7432 (voucher in SZG)