Bryophyte Flora of North America
Key to the Moss Genera of North America North of Mexico
Dale H. Vitt and William R. Buck
Based on a key originally
published in Contributions from the
University of Michigan Herbarium 18: 43-71. 1992, which holds the
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Note, Oct. 7, 2001: This key will be revised to reflect new taxonomic names used in the final published version of the BFNA. -- R. Zander