Authority: Buck, William R. 1987. Bryostephane Steereana: A Collection of Bryological Papers Presented to William Campbell Steere On The Occasion of His 80th Birthday. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 45: 1-749.
Discussion:One plant, 1.60-1.75 m. The fossil agrees in structure with F viridulus (Sw.) Wahlenb., although current taxonomic opinion in North America relegates this taxon to the synonymy of F. bryoides.