Mosses and Liverworts

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

NPS/Renée West

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

Last updated: December 17, 2017

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