(427.) L. pyriforme, Schimp.; Lesq. & James, Mosses of N. America, 215; Canadian Musci, No. 159.

Bryum pyriforme, Drumm. Musc. Bor. - Am., No. 271.

In burnt woods; frequent. (Drummond.) Pictou Co., N.S. (McKay.) Canaan Forks and Tay, N.B. (J. Moser.) On recently burnt soil, Bass River, N.B. (Fowler's Cat.) Shaded ground, Tobique River,

N.B. (Hay.) On earth in woods near Quebec. (St. Gyr.) On burnt and damp soil across the continent. Brackley Point, Prince Edward Island; woods, Salt Lake, Anticosti; Mount Albert, Gaspé Co., Que.; at Ottawa, Belleville, Owen Sound and Lake Nepigon, Ont.; Lake Manitoba, Man.; Moose Mountain, Assinaboia; Castle Mountain, Devil's Lake, Banff and Hector. Rocky Mountains; near Edmonton, Athabasca; Revelstoke, Sproat, Cache Creek, and Hastings, B.C.; common on Vancouver Island at Victoria and Naniamo. (Macoun.) Black River, Lake Winnipeg; Behring Island, Attu, and Cape Vancouver, Behring Sea. 1891. (J. M. Macoun.) Mountains south of Tulameen River, B.C.; alt. 5,000 feet. (Dawson.) Saskatchewan and Rocky Mountains. (Bourgeau.) Cascade Mountains. (Lyall.) Iktigalik. (Roth. Alask.) Greenland. (Fl. Gr.)