Main page Foliage Sporocarps (flowers) Rhizoids (roots) Control
The formation of sporocarps in late March and early April is important.
Liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha) are much more difficult
to control chemically after sporocarp formation. Optimum time for
control is before sporocarp formation in February or early March.
Liverworts are unisexual. Each plant is either male or female, though
I often see at least one of each sex growing in a container. Female
sporocarps (above and below) originate from female plants and have finger-like
projections that form on the end of 2 cm tall stalks (called gametophytic
Male sporocarps originate from male plants and are flat (they appear
Sporocarps originate from the middle of liverwort thalli (leaves).
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