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Great Hairy Screw-moss

Syntrichia ruralis

Description:

Moss. Syntrichia ruralis is a striking moss when moist. The bright lime green leaves have an obvious red costa and a long hair tip. Syntrichia ruralis grows on soil and rocks.

Habitat:

Spotted on sandy soil. Mediterranean forest


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arlanda
Spotted by
arlanda

Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.54, Long: -3.69

Spotted on Apr 12, 2013
Submitted on Apr 12, 2013

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