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Anthoceros scariosus Austin

General Information
Symbol: ANSC13
Group: Hornwort
Family: Anthocerotaceae
Growth Habit: Nonvascular
Native Status: NA   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   




Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
ANME7 Anthoceros meridionalis Steph. hornwort
ANPUE Anthoceros punctatus L. var. eatonii Austin
ANPUO Anthoceros punctatus L. var. ohionensis Austin
ANPUS2 Anthoceros punctatus L. var. scariosus (Austin) Austin
ASGR16 Aspiromitus grossilamellus Steph.
ASSC17 Aspiromitus scariosus (Austin) R.M. Schust.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Division Anthocerotophyta – Hornworts
Subdivision Anthocerotae
Class Anthocerotopsida
Order Anthocerotales
Family Anthocerotaceae
Genus Anthoceros L. emend. Prosk. – hornwort
Species Anthoceros scariosus Austin – hornwort

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