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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Closteriaceae

Closterium baillyanum var. alpinum   (Viret) Grönblad

Common, especially in the north-west, in peaty pools

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Coesel & Meesters (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
John, Whitton & Brook (2011) The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles
Brooks & Williamson (2010) A Monograph on some British Desmids

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