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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Closteriacaea

Closterium directum   W. Archer

A species of peaty pools, especially with Sphagnum. Common in the north-west of Scotland

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Coesel & Meesters (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
Brooks & Williamson (2010) A Monograph on some British Desmids

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