Seen here on a creek bank in the Sipsey Wilderness, the liverwort Pellia appalachiana has no leaves and stems. This North American endemic was named as new to science in 1991.
Photograph by Paul G. Davison
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ALABAMA
Welcome to your free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment. This site offers articles on Alabama's famous people, historic events, sports, art, literature, industry, government, plant and animal life, agriculture, recreation, and so much more.