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. Or download the guide as a PDF.