Red-stemmed Feather Moss

Pleurozium schreberi

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Pleurozium schreberi, the red-stemmed feathermoss or Schreber's big red stem moss, is a moss with a loose growth pattern. The root name pleuro comes from the Latin for ribs, possibly describing how the parts branch from the stem.

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  1. (c) Leanne Wallis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/11475307
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleurozium_schreberi

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