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Polytrichaceae

Polytrichaceae

Description:

moss.

Habitat:

mountain.

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4 Comments

HarumKoh
HarumKoh 7 years ago

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. :))

MilesBerkey
MilesBerkey 7 years ago

You have the family right. The genus is likely Polytrichum, or Pogonatum, or Timmia. or something similar, or endemic to your area. Beautiful shot!

HarumKoh
HarumKoh 7 years ago

thank you shawna.barker429! :)
but creeping phlox is north american plant. this is our wild moss. :))

shawna.barker429
shawna.barker429 7 years ago

If it blooms in a mat of pink purple or white it could be creeping phlox (phlox subulata)

HarumKoh
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近畿 (Kinki Region), Japan

Spotted on Mar 15, 2014
Submitted on Mar 15, 2014

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