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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Closteriaceae

Closterium idiosporum   West & G.S. West

A common acidophile found in peaty pools, often with Sphagnum, and vegetated loch margins

Determiner: 
Koos Meesters

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

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