Square Gooseneck Moss

Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus

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Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus is a species of moss known as springy turf-moss in the United Kingdom, and square goose neck moss in the United States. It is widespread in Eurasia and North America, and has been introduced to the Southern Hemisphere. It has broad ecological tolerances, and is usually found in man-made habitats such as lawns and golf courses. It is most closely related to R. subpinnatus, with which it is often confused.

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  1. (c) Udo Schmidt, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/30703260@N08/7670014462
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhytidiadelphus_squarrosus

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