Olympic National Park, Washington State, USA
Pacific Northwest of America is famed for its forests. The
Olympic National Park is on the West coast of Washington
State, west of Seattle. (Location).The
some parts), the climate is mild (at lower elevations) and
there are large areas of relatively undistrubed forest.
Ideal conditions for moss! In the centre of the region,
the Hoh river runs, and bordering it are some trails
through a spectacular landscape of enormous trees (up to
100m high) dripping with epiphytic mosses and clubmosses.
Identitification of several the species on this page is pending.
Most of the images can be clicked to enlarge them.
point, showing small spines (x 150)
the genus (x600)
|Ranunculus (probably penicillatus) in
stream, with Fontinalis
||Fontinalis in stream