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Record number 317673
Title Is Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus (Hedw.) Warnst. increasing in the Netherlands?
Author(s) Londo, G.
Source Lindbergia 27 (2002)2. - ISSN 0105-0761 - p. 63 - 70.
Department(s) Ecologie en Milieu
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2002
Keyword(s) vegetatie - plantenecologie - plantengeografie - nederland - bryophyta - bryologie - ecologie - grasland - mossen - natuurtuin - Utrecht - Leersum - Scherpenzeel - vegetation - plant ecology - bryophyta - phytogeography - netherlands
Categories Plant Ecology
Abstract In two experimental nature gardens a strong increase of Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus (Hedw.) Warnst. was observed over the period 1980-2000. The species expanded on several soil types and in various grassland communities. Data on R. squarrosus from other parts of the Netherlands suggest that this is not only a local phenomenon. In various places a clear increase of the species was observed. The formation of a thick layer by the species seems to be a new phenomenon. Atmospheric deposition of nutrients may be an important factor in the increase of R. squarrosus.
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