Liverworts


There are nearly 300 species of liverwort in Britain. They can be divided into leafy liverworts with a stem and leaves and thallose liverworts with no distinct stem or leaves.

thallose liverworts leafy liverworts
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Conocephalum conicum
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Pleurozia purpurea



Useful links: British Bryological Society field guide
Scottish Natural Heritage