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Recovery Strategy for the Silver Hair Moss (Fabronia pusilla) in Canada


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Lawton, E. 1971. Moss flora of the Pacific Northwest. Hattori Botanical Laboratory, Nichinan, Japan.

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Tan, B.C. 1980. A moss flora of the Selkirk and Purcell Mountain Ranges, southeastern British Columbia. Ph.D. Dissertation, Univ. of B.C., Vancouver, BC.

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Benito C. Tan (in 2001)
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543
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