Key to Species: 11
1b hair points not dentate >2b high, conical papillae lacking > 5a leaves muticous > 6b pellucid basal marginal border lacking > 8b alar cells not strong > 9b apical margins smooth >
Codriophorus ryszardii; Marys Peak, Benton Co., Oregon. W.B. Schofield 112133.
11a Leaves lanceolate or narrowly triangular, tapering gradually from middle to apex; leaf apex acute; leaf tip margins with a few very small, sharp teeth on most leaves, these barely visible under a 10X lens; rare, in Oregon known only from the NW (previously known as Racomitrium aquaticum, a misapplied name)
Codriophorus ryszardii (Bednarek-Ochyra) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra
Codriophorus depressus; Conde Creek, Jackson County, Oregon. DHW 9933.
11b Leaves lingulate, relatively broad towards tip and tapering abrubtly to apex; leaf apex bluntly obtuse to roadly rounded, smooth or infrequently an occasional leaf with distinct, irregularly spaced, teeth which can be clearly seen with a 10X hand lens
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