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    • Musgos y parientes
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    • Bryophyta

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Recent observations

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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livs99

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April 11, 2014 12:23 PM EDT

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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sgoldthang

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March 8, 2014 04:14 PM PST

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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sgoldthang

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March 8, 2014 04:14 PM PST

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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sambiology

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December 26, 2013 03:10 PM CST

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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brenna11

Date

October 16, 2013 10:11 AM EDT

Description

A small flower less green plant that lacks true roots. Grows in damp habitats.

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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ctracey

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October 5, 2013 05:57 PM EDT

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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ariellewhipple

Date

October 2, 2013 10:02 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Green and diamond shaped leaves

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Date

October 2, 2013 10:13 AM EDT

Description

Spongy on top, rough, abrasive, mixture of light and dark green coloring

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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lbednarczyk

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February 6, 2013 01:40 PM EST

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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lbednarczyk

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February 4, 2013 12:51 PM EST

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Misses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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macko7

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September 10, 2013 03:39 PM EDT

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Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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bheitzman

Date

July 26, 2013 06:06 PM EDT

Description

on cut surface of hemlock log
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Description from Wikipedia

Bryophyte is a traditional name used to refer to all embryophytes (land plants) that do not have true vascular tissue and are therefore called "non-vascular plants". Some bryophytes do have specialized tissues for the transport of water; however since these do not contain lignin, they are not considered to be true vascular tissue. Currently bryophytes are thought not to be a natural or monophyletic group; however the name is convenient and remains in use as a...

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