Common Liverwort

Marchantia polymorpha
Scale 5 Diat: photosynthetic , Hierachy 1
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Marchantia polymorpha often rapidly colonizes burnt ground after fires

Cold, Cool, Warm, Hot
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Marchantia polymorpha, sometimes known as the common liverwort or umbrella liverwort, is a large liverwort with a wide distribution around the world. It is variable in appearance and has several subspecies. It is dioecious, having separate male and female plants. It is a thallose liverwort which forms a rosette of flattened thalli with forked branches. […] read more