This is an informal group consisting of three division of non-vascular land plants which include liverworts, hornworts, and mosses. https://www.anbg.gov.au/bryophyte/what-is-bryophyte.html

Selaginella Kraussiana and commonly known as Krauss Clubmoss which is part of the Selaginellaceae. This is the only moss in the Selaginellaceae. They grow at moderate rates on rocks, trees, and soils. The roots form loose mats. The leaves (Lycophylls) have two sizes. The lateral leaves are broad angle to the stem, oblong-elliptic, 3mm long, 1.5 long. The upper leaves are larger; 2.6mm long and 1mm wide. The moss grows in moist areas, mostly although river banks.

Coefficients of Conservatism: 0

40.10047, -83.1202

http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=200002794

Leopraria Lobificans and commonly known as Fluffy Dust Lichen which is a crustose lichen. This lichen is green, has a thick and fluffy thallus that consisting of soredia. The thallus sometimes have rounded edges but it mostly a indistinct mass of cells. The lichen grows in shade on trees and rocks. This lichen is usually by itself and does not have lichens around it. It is found throughout Ohio and eastern US.

Coefficients of Conservatism: 0

40.1003, -83.1209

https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/73416044

Common Lichens of Ohio Field Guide

Flavoparmelia Caperata and commonly known as Common Green Lichen which is a foliose lichen. The lichen has broad, rounded, and its thallus are around 4 inches. The lichen is a dull green that is not attractive. This species grows on trees but is never found on rocks. It prefers lots of sunlight and will “climb” trees to get more sun. The lichen is found throughout eastern Us and all over Ohio. This lichen can be destroyed by air and water pollution.

Coefficients of Conservatism: 0

40.1002, -83.1206

Common Lichens of Ohio Field Guide

Buellia Stillingiana and commonly known as Common Button Lichen which is a crustose lichen. The thallus are pale gray with numerous black apothecia. The species grows on trees and rocks in light shade. This species is found all over eastern North America and especially in Ohio since it has the lichen perfect growing conditions.

Coefficients of Conservatism: 0

40.0998, -83.1211

Common Lichens of Ohio Field Guide

Entodon Seductrix and commonly known as Seductive Entodon Moss which is part of the Entodontaceae. This species is found in almost every county of Ohio. The stem and branches of this mat moss are shiny and “worm like”. The leaves are 2mm ovate elliptical with a sharp point. The cylindriacl capsules are upright and the seta are reddish. The moss grows on rocks, died logs, and trees.

Coefficients of Conservatism: 0

40.10118, -83.1201

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Leonurus Cardiaca and commonly known as Common Motherwort which is part of the Lamiaceae. A non-native species from Asia. It prefers sun, but can grow in wet or dry conditions, woods or fields, and soils that have been disturbed. The flowers are stalkless only about 1/3 inches long that are purple, hairy, and five sharply pointed lobes. The leaves vary in size and shape, with 3 to 5 teeth. The fruit are come in 4 seeds, have spikes, brown, and can survive in the winter.

Coefficients of Conservatism: 0

40.09753, -83.1095

https://www.minnesotawildflowers.info/flower/motherwort

Phlebia Radiata and commonly known as Wrinkled Crust Moss. It is orange in color with white around it. It is a crust fungus. It grows in shady moist areas, on trees.

Coefficients of Conservatism: 0

40.1023, -83.1249

https://www.mushroomexpert.com/phlebia_radiata.html

Flavopunctelia Flaventior and commonly known as Speckeld Greenshield Lichen. It is a foliose lichen. The lichen has broad, rounded lobes that grow in a variety of sizes. The upper surface is shiny and has white pseudocryhellae on the lobes. The lower surface is black. Soredia can be found on the lobes and surface. This lichen grows best on bark in sunny conditions. It can be found throughout North America and Ohio but does not grow in concentrate communities.

Coefficients of Conservatism: 0

40.1003, -83.1209

Common Lichens of Ohio field guide