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Liverwort

Liverwort

(Science: botany)

1. A ranunculaceous plant (anemone Hepatica) with pretty white or bluish flowers and a three-lobed leaf; called also squirrel cups.

2. A flowerless plant (Marchantia polymorpha), having an irregularly lobed, spreading, and forking frond.

From this plant many others of the same order (Hepaticae) have been vaguely called liverworts, especially. Those of the tribe Marchantiaceae.


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Help finding liverworts.

Due to some classes I have taken within my major, I have become increasingly fascinated with Bryophytes, specifically liverworts. I live in the Kansas City area of Missouri; it's mostly suburban but there are some areas of deep forest/creeks/lakes/etc. Recently I have been going out ...

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Re: With what does the Lungwort breath?

. With what does the Lungwort breath? . I have heard of Liverwort and Hornwort, never heard of lungwort.

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Hello! I am a bit confused by the liverwort gemma and the

Hello! I am a bit confused by the liverwort gemma and the moss spores... how are they different? :? Thanks!

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Mon Sep 25, 2006 6:45 pm
 
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