On rocks amongst the Rocky Mountains, but without fruit. (Drum-mond.') On rocks, below Hector, "Dry Canon," discharge of Devil's Lake, and at Banff, Rocky Mountains; on rocks, Roger's Pass, Selkirk Mountains; on rocks at Sicamous, B.C.; abundant on trees at the mouth of Harrison River and at Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.; very common on trees and rocks, Victoria and Comox, Vancouver Island. (Macoun.) Alaska. (Roth. Alask.)
Differs in the densely pinnate stems, the branches obtuse, rarely attenuate and flagelliferous, the leaves shorter, sub-oblong. It agrees with the common form in the paraphylliferous stem, etc. Barren.
On rocks beside the torrent at Hector, Rocky Mountains, B.C., July 15th, 1885. (Macoun.)
(615.) N. pennata, Hedw.; Lesq. & James, Mosses of N. America,
282 ; Canadian Musci, No. 239; Drumm. Musc. Bor. - Am., No. 161.
Trunks of trees, abundant; rarely on rocks. (Drummond.) Common, Pictou Co., N.S. (McKay.) On trees; common, N.B. (Fowler's Cat.) Canaan Forks, Queen's Co., Tay, York Co. and Elmwood, King's Co., N.B. (J. Moser.) Trunks of trees, River Rouge, Argenteuil Co., Que. (D' Urban.) On trees, Whycocogmah, Cape Breton; common on trees Prince Edward Island; also on trees at Campbellton, N.B.; in woods, Gaspe' Co., Que.; abundant in elm and black ash swamps at Ottawa, Belleville, Leamington, Port Dover, Owen Sound and Niagara, Ont.; on trees, Nepigon River, Ont.; on trees along Lake Winnipegoosis, Man. (Macoun.) Common on bark of trees, London, Ont. (J. Dearness.)
(616.) N. Oligocarpa, Bruch & Schimp.; Lesq. & James, Mosses of N. America, 283; Canadian Musci, No. 240, in part.
On trees at Rustico Bay, Prince Edward Island; on trees at Ottawa, Ont.; on rocks at Nepigon, Lake Superior, June 24th, 1884; and on rocks, Kicking Horse Lake, Rocky Mountains; underneath overhanging rocks, Rocky Mountain Canon, Peace River, lat. 56°. (Macoun.)
* N. peterantha, C. M. & Kindb. (n. subsp.)
Differs in the secondary stems being nearly simple, about 1 decim. long, rigid and more robust, the antheridia and archegonia very numerous, the capsule emergent, the leaves larger, and more crowded, the one branch of the costa prolonged, sometimes to the middle.
Common on rocks in the Kicking Horse Pass, three miles below Hector. Rocky Mountains, August 13th, 1890. (Macoun.)
(617.) N. Douglasii, Hook.; Lesq, & James, Mosses of N. America,
283 ; Canadian Musci, No. 241.
North-west Coast. (Menzies.) Alaska. (Roth. Alask.)
Differing principally in the leaves being less attenuate and the capsule turgid-oval, completely exserted on the long pedicel (not "narrow half-exserted").
The true N. Douglasii has a narrower sub-cylindric capsule in specimens collected by Henderson (herb. Kindberg); but the capsule is also exserted; probably the description in Lesq. & James is not correct.
Hanging in long festoons from the limbs of trees in shady woods at Hastings and Agassiz, B.C.; and at Victoria, Nanaimo and Comox, Vancouver Island. (Macoun.)
(618.) N. complanata, Hueben.; Lesq. & James, Mosses of IN". America, 283.
On rocks, New Brunswick. (Lesq. & James.) Common, Pictou Co., N.S. (McKay.) New Harbor, Newfoundland; and Little Bay Islands, Labrador. (Rev. A. Waghorne.)