This species can be found in Europe where it resides in low elevations. It grows in open piquant areas. In Britain, it grows in clay soil and exposed rocks.
This plant creates a brown tuft, which measures .2 inch (5mm) in length. The leaves overlay on the stem.
This plant is fertile often and is not asexual.
The Marsupella Profunda was first discovered in 1887 in Portugal. The last time this plant was seen was also in Portugal in 1970. New sites have recently been found in Portugal and other places in Europe. A major threat for this plant is the loss of habitats due to fires and tourism.