I can't make sense of leafy liverworts in CA, but whatever. It was cool to see one in CT. Growing on a large rock, seemed like a pretty moist area, though it rained pretty hard the last few days.
Funaria hygrometrica, identified by Charlie Davis, found in crack in stone deck of laboratory building; Beltsville, Maryland
Sunny, clear and warm low to mid 70's with slight breeze, observations made late morning to early afternoon 10:00-13:00.
Mima Mounds prairie grasslands; All observations posted for this day were within a 2m2 area on the SE side of one of the mounds ~30m west of the path (exception 1-the butterfly, 2-Brodiaea coronaria was on the path edge).
Additional species associations:
Hypericum formosum, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Achillea millefolluim, sedges & grasses.