Acid deposition :: Hanging Moss

Latin name: 
Antitrichia curtipendula

Impact Type: Deposition of pollutant

Key Concerns:

Hanging moss, Antitrichia curtipendula, inhabits rocks and tree bases in the west. It prefers wet precipitation that is less acid i.e. > 4.5 (Weibull 2000).

Additional Comments:

Antitrichia curtipendula is also believed to be sensitive SO2.

Critical Load/level: 
Critical Load/ Level

No estimate available


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