Rocks and banks; but rare in fruit. (Drummond.) On ledges, Kakabeka Falls, west of Lake Superior. (Mrs. E. G. Britton.) On the bases of trees (fruiting) Gunn River, Anticosti; on the bases of trees Mount Albert, Gaspé Co., Que.; on old stumps in Dow's Swamp, Ottawa; abundant and fruiting on the base of cedar stumps in swamps at Belleville, Ont.; on limestone rocks, Point Wilkins, Lake Winnipegoosis, Man.; on rocks, House Mountain, near Lesser Slave Lake, N.W.T.; in the "Dry Canon," discharge of Devil's Lake, on rocks at Hector and along the Kicking Horse Pass to Mount Stephen, Rocky Mountains. (Macoun.) On damp rocks, Canaan Forks, Queen's Co., N.B. (J. Moser.) Upernivik, Greenland. (Fl. Gr.) White Bay, Newfoundland: Battle Harbor, Labrador. (Rev. A. Waghorne.)
(635.) M. apiculata, Bruch & Schimp.; Lesq. & James, Mosses of N. America, 300.
British America. (Drummond fide Lesq. & James.) Greenland. (Fl. Gr.)
(636.) M. Careyana, Sulliv.; Lesq. & James, Mosses of N. America, 300; Canadian Musci, No. 250.
M. gracilis, (Weinm.) Lindb.
On rocks, St. John, N.B. (Fowler's Cat.) Crevices of rocks, Queen's Co., N.B. (J. Moser.) Crevices of rocks, Pirate's Cove, Straits of Canso, N.S.; .limestone rocks, Jupiter River, Anticosti; on rocks, near Cape Rosier, at Madeline River and Ste. Anne des Monts River Gaspé Co., Que.; on a limestone ledge west of Hull, Que.; on limestone rocks along the Moira at Belleville, Ont.; quite common on limestone rocks at Owen Sound, Ont.; and in crevices of rocks, Red Bock, Lake Superior. (Macoun.) On ledges, Kakabeka Falls, west of Lake Superior. (Mrs. E. G. Britton.)