BC Bryophyte Expansion Deck
2015 – (See Cards | Deck Info | Download | Purchase)…
This set was designed by Jennifer Deol to highlight a selection of the plethora of bryophyte species found in British Columbia, Canada. It was done as an assignment for Dr. Shona Ellis’ course on bryophyte biology (BIOL 321 University of British Columbia). BC Bryophytes Expansion Pack uses images and photos produced by Jennifer Deol, Diana W. and Shona Ellis. This include three cards with scanning electron microscopy images of selected mosses. This is an expansion deck and cannot be played on its own.
BC BRYOPHYTESExpansion Deck | Home Card
This set was designed to highlight a selection of the plethora of bryophyte species found in British Columbia, Canada.
BROOM MOSSDicranum scoparium
Fact: The leaves of the gametophyte all curve to one side, giving it the appearance of a tiny broom
YELLOW-LADLE LIVERWORTScapania bolanderi
Fact: This leafy liverwort is commonly found growing in Pacific Spirit park in turfs on the trunks of trees. Its’ leaves have toothed margins.
ROUGH MOSSClaopodium crispifolium
Fact: A useful field characteristic to identify this moss are its chartreuse yellow tips, which contrast with the darker, older proximal portions of the plant
RED-BOG MOSSSphagnum capillifolium
Fact: Commonly found growing in bogs and makes its environment acidic via a cation exchange mechanism.
FOUR-TOOTHED WONDER MOSSTetraphis pellucida
Fact: Rapidly colonizes new sites via fragmentation and gemmae production. If dominant competitors around, it will reproduce sexually via sporophytes to find new sites with less competition