Welcome to the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Bryophytes website
This website has been set up to provide a focal point for all things bryophyte-related in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. See below or follow the links opposite for more information.
Bryophytes of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
Illustrated accounts of past and present recording in the three vice-counties with summaries of their important bryophyte habitats and bryoflora.
Contacts and recording
Contact details and further information on bryophyte recording in the three vice-counties, downloadable recording card and links to bryophyte recording groups and other organisations.
Flora Group reports
Bryophyte reports written by John Norton for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust's Flora Group. These cover recording activities in the three vice-counties since 2013.
Hampshire Rare and Notable Bryophytes Register
Issue 2, January 2022 update of the register and a spreadsheet with the full data can be downloaded from this page.
Bryophyte habitat lists
Lists of typical species found in different habitats based on the BBS field guide, with emphasis on those occurring in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Bryophyte distribution maps for Hampshire (VC11/12) at 10km resolution and Isle of Wight (VC10) at 5km resolution. Hampshire 5km maps were added in January 2023 (an index to these will be added in due course)
Bryophyte name changes
Recent name changes affecting Hampshire and Isle of Wight species.
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