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    • Bryophyta
  • English
    • Mosses
    • moss
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    • Musgos y parientes

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Recent observations

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Square

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

lilfae

Date

December 3, 2014 09:42 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

ebonybeech

Date

October 3, 2014 09:30 AM EDT

Description

Feels foamy. Very rich green color. Looks like a clump of green stuff. Some of it is turning brown & I don't know why.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

September 20, 2014 05:23 PM CDT

Description

Growing on a sweetgum.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

watsoja

Date

August 8, 2014 12:26 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

meravbenzvi

Date

June 8, 2014 02:33 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

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bburs

Date

May 21, 2014 12:43 PM UTC

Photos / Sounds

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

bburs

Date

May 21, 2014 05:05 PM UTC

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

loloscheiner

Date

May 16, 2014 04:34 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

brookem

Date

April 15, 2014 12:09 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

robberfly

Date

May 4, 2014 12:13 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

caperszentmeyer

Date

April 30, 2014 06:03 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mosses Phylum Bryophyta [inactive]

Observer

stephaniekyne

Date

April 11, 2014 11:17 AM PDT
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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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