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Common Tamarisk-moss - Thuidium tamariscinum

Common Tamarisk-moss
Thuidium tamariscinum

Photo: Bryan Edwards

This group has been set up to record sites in Wiltshire, Dorset, and parts of Somerset. A key aim of the group is to encourage those who are new to the subject to become more experienced and confident at identifying bryophytes. There is no formal membership or constitution and each person goes out at his/her own risk. Beginners are always very welcome; the only equipment needed is a hand lens (x10 or x20) and some paper packets for collecting specimens. Many of the sites we plan to visit include wet and muddy areas so boots are advisable. We will usually eat a packed lunch on site. All meetings start at 10.30am and finish between 3pm and 4pm.

Wessex Bryology Group contacts

For further information on the Wessex Bryology Group please contact:


Andrew Branson or
Sharon Pilkington


andrew@3alpacas.co.uk or


Andrew: 01747 838223
Sharon: 01225 775945