Mosses and Liverworts

The park’s diversity of tiny plants is displayed. Among them are the flat, turquoise-colored liverworts and the bright green mosses. This picture also shows lichens, algae, and spikemoss.
The park’s diversity of tiny plants is displayed. Among them are the flat, turquoise-colored liverworts and the bright green mosses. This picture also shows lichens, algae and spikemoss.

NPS Photo by Renée West

 
The park’s mosses and liverworts are part of the living soil crusts, as described under Lichens.

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Carlsbad, NM 88220

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