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Staurastrum scabrum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurastrum scabrum  Br√©bisson

An acidophile with an Arctic/boreal distribution. Found in oligotrophic bogs and moorland pools. Said to be quite common but data lacking for the Outer Hebrides

References: 
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus
John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009) A Practical Guide to the Desmids of the West of Ireland

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