Bryophyte resources

  • Check out our distribution maps for all bryophytes in Cumbria.
  • Mosses and Liverworts of Britain & Ireland – A Field Guide, available from Summerfield books in Penrith
  • The Moss Flora of Britain and Ireland, second edition by A. J. E. Smith
  • The Liverwort Flora of the British Isles by Jean Paton
  • British Mosses and Liverworts by E.V. Watson, Cambridge University Press, third edition (out of print but can be found second hand)
  • Handbook of European Sphagna, R E Daniels and A Eddy
  • Sphagnum Mosses The Stars of European Mires

We have a Plantlife glossy fold-out guide for the mosses and liverworts of the Atlantic woodlands of the Lake District available. Please let us know your address and we can post out the guide.