Key to Species: 7
1b hair points not dentate >2b high, conical papillae lacking > 5a leaves muticous > 6a pellucid basal marginal border present >
Codriophorus varius; Canton Creek Reserve, Douglas Co., Oregon. Figura s.n. 1998.
7a Costa 3-4 stratose at base, 3 stratose from lower through upper part of leaf; costa in lower half of leaf generally evenly thick to edge; alar region not auriculate; a rare muticous form of Codriophorus varius found next to streams at low elevations; the typical form of this common species has hair points on many leaves and will key out among the species with hair points (see couplet 13)
Codriophorus varius(Mitt.) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra
La Bohn Lake, King County, Washington. Lesher 10719.
7b Costa weakly 3 stratose in lower third, 2 stratose above midleaf leaf; costa in lower half of leaf tapering from midline to edges; alar region sometimes auriculate; very rare; at high elevations; in Oregon reported only from Mt. Hood.
Codriophorus fascicularis (Hedw.) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra
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