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Hedwigia moss

Hedwigia ciliata

Description:

Stringy, branched moss with elongated clear tips to "leaves" and distinctive capsules (open capsules shown near center of photo).

Habitat:

Found on rocks very close to water. This was found very close to Cascade Falls in Pembroke, Virginia.

Notes:

I'm reasonably confident that I have the correct ID, but am more than willing to consider other possibilities.

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Pembroke, Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.32, Long: -80.64

Spotted on Apr 19, 2014
Submitted on Apr 28, 2014

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