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Leaves about 1 mm, perichaetial leaves with hyaline, terete awn; cells pitted to sinuose, porose throughout. Marginal cells bistratose in width, thick-walled, cells not elongated in alar region; costa 3-4 cells wide, no abaxial ridges, 3-4 cells deep.


Growing on Boulder in filtered sun at 600' elevation. Boulder was of marine sediment.


I have been jumping between several species to get an ID on this. Either Grimmea, Schistidium, or Racomitrium.

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Everett, Washington, USA

Spotted on Feb 5, 2016
Submitted on Feb 5, 2016

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