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thank you MilesBerkey! it was on a side wall of mountain trail. on bare reddish soil.I added 2nd photo. I found next moss and this moss on same point. this one was around 50cm from ground, next one was 100cm from ground. I found next moss in 2nd photo too. :))
You have the family right. The genus is likely Polytrichum, or Pogonatum, or Timmia. or something similar, or endemic to your area. Beautiful shot!
thank you shawna.barker429! :)but creeping phlox is north american plant. this is our wild moss. :))
If it blooms in a mat of pink purple or white it could be creeping phlox (phlox subulata)
Spotted on Mar 15, 2014 Submitted on Mar 15, 2014
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