Key to Species: 17
1b hair points not dentate >2b high, conical papillae lacking > 5b leaves with hair points > 13b pellucid alar border absent > 15a leaf margins unistratose > 16b costa 2-3 stratose >
Bucklandiella affinis; Mt. Isabelle, Jackson Co., Oregon. DHW m0474.
17a Hair point fairly slender, yellowish, more or less flexuose, not or only slightly decurrent; leaves mostly less than 3.5 mm; seta with a left handed twist (like reverse threads on machine screws); occasional, not common, but widespread
Bucklandiella affinis (Scleich. ex Web. & Mohr) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra
Bucklandiella lawtoniae; Mt. Pilchuck, Snohomish Co., Washington. R. Ireland 6116.
17b Hair points hyaline, stiff, broad, flattened, straight to squarrose, clearly decurrent; leaves longer than 4 mm; seta with a right handed twist (unique among species of Bucklandiella in this regard); more common to the north, not yet found in Oregon but reported from California in Norris & Shevock (2004a)
Bucklandiella lawtoniae (Ireland) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra
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