Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Ptilidium californicum

Ptilidium californicum

Description:

Plants very small, red to yellow gold, metallic sheen; Leaves very small <1mm; 3-4 lobed with ciliate teeth, oil bodies brown. Abundant sporophytes emerging.

Habitat:

Found on the bark of a silver fir (Abies amabalis) around 1500'.

Notes:

I took the plant photo with my Iphone and a Bausch and Lomb 14x handlens.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

MilesBerkey
Spotted by
MilesBerkey

Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 13, 2015
Submitted on Apr 13, 2015

Nearby Spottings

Sphagnum girgensohnii Spotting Fern Scapania sp.