Class Readings and References – TBA

Required Readings:

Shaw A.J., Szovenyi P. & Shaw B. 2011. Bryophyte diversity and evolution: Window into the early evolution of land plants. American Journal of Botany 98(3): 1-18.

Vanderpoorten, A. and Goffinet, B. (2009). Introduction to Bryophytes. Cambridge University Press, UK.

Primary Keys:

Ellis, S. Key to Polytrichopsida (local) – pdf

Ellis, S. (2013). Key to Sphagnum of Vancouver (local) pdf, online

Schofield, W. B. (1992). Some Common Mosses of British Columbia. Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria.

Vitt, D. H. and Buck, W. R. (1992). Bryophyte Flora of North America – Key to Moss Genera of North America North of Mexico. University of Michigan Herbarium,18: 43-71. Retrieved from

Wagner, D. Guide to Liverworts of Oregon [CD version]. Oregon.

Wagner, D. Hornworts of Oregon [CD version]. Oregon.

eFloras (2008). Bryophyte Flora of North America. Retrieved from

Recommended Readings and References:

Conard, H. S. and Redfearn, P.L., Jr. (1979). How to Know the Mosses and Liverworts (2nd ed.). WM. C. Brown Company Publishers, Iowa.

Crum, H. (1984). North American Flora- Sphagnaceae, Sphagnum. New York Botanical Garden, New York.

Kimmerer, R. W. (2003). Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosse.

Oregon State University Press, Oregon.

Lawton, Elva. (1971). Moss Flora of the Pacific Northwest. Hattori Botanical Laboratory, Japan.

Pojar, J. and MacKinnon, A. (1994). Plants of Coastal British Columbia. Lone Pine Publishing. Vancouver, BC

Schofield, W. B. (2002). Field Guide to Liverwort Genera of Pacific North America. Global Forest, University of Washington Press, Seattle.

Schofield, W. B. (2001). Introduction to Bryology. Oregon State University Press, Oregon.