The Mosses and Liverworts of Dorset
M. O. Hill and B. Edwards
Mosses and Liverworts of Dorset
Hill & Bryan Edwards
Published by Dorset Environmental Records Centre
This is the first account devoted solely to the mosses and liverworts of Dorset for
over 120 years. Since 1880, when H. H. Wood, rector of Holwell, published ’Mosses of
This book describes the history of recording, the many different habitats present
and the current state of the Dorset bryophyte flora. There are distribution maps for
all species found in more than one locality. The book is intended both for the
general naturalist and for the experienced bryologist.
There are descriptions of the 458 species recorded with maps for 405 species.
The introductory chapters cover history of recording, changes in the flora and
Available from DERC
Price £9.50 + 50p post and packing.
To order, please send a cheque payable to DERC, to
Dorset History Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, DT1 1RP