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Looking like a moss and a fern in one species
Yes, it covered the ground for about 20 square metres, BioEu - it really looked beautifully smooth and refreshing at once
:) That place was full of this plant? I can imagine it because in the second photo it seems that. I've never seen many plants from this kind together.
Thanks, BioEu - I knew about that. It was just my very first impressions, since I have not seen a plant like it before. But it was obvious that it was a primal and pioneer plant, most likely a moss as I was assuming.
Well, there is a big big difference between Thuja and Selaginella, Thuja produces wood, it is a shrub or sometimes a tree, Selaginella it's a primitive plant, and it is herbaceous. If it reminds you a liverwort its because it is also a primitive plant, from the first ones on Earth.
Thanks Jeannette - it was about palm sized, not taller than 10-15 cm.It reminded me instantly of Liverwort Mosses and somehow Horsetails came to my mind. But you're right, Thuja could have crossed the mind, too.
Beautiful Lars :)It makes me think more of a Thuja species, was it like a bush? This one is close but not right... Thujopsis dolabrata Nana
Thanks a lot for ID, BioEu
It looks like because like mosses and ferns, is a primitive plant, from the first ones that appeared on Earth.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selaginella...
Lat: 53.53, Long: 10.32
Spotted on Jul 29, 2012 Submitted on Jul 29, 2012