Key to Species: 12
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 > 10b leaf margins unistratose > 11b leaf tips broad >
Conde Creek, Jackson County, Oregon. DHW 9933.
12a Costa extending to and nearly filling leaf tip, unforked, tapering to end; rare, known in Oregon only from Jackson County, otherwise known only from California
Codriophorus depressus (Lesq.) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra
Snow Lakes, Klamath Co., Oregon. DHW 8429a.
12b Costa extending only 1/2 to 3/4 up leaf, rarely to 5/6 of leaf, commonly spurred or forked at its end; leaf tip broadly rounded, only occasionally with low teeth; reported in literature from Japan around the north Pacific to Washington and California, recognized only recently from Oregon
Codriophorus mollis (Cardot) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra
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