Polytrichum species

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Scientific Name Polytrichum commune USDA PLANTS Symbol
POCO38
Common Name Haircap Moss ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
15759
Family Polytrichaceae (Aloe Moss) eFloras.org
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Description Wet, boggy habitat; generally dark green, robust, 4-20 centimeters tall; no obvious blooms. Colorado Status
Native
Scientific Name Polytrichum strictum USDA PLANTS Symbol
POST70
Common Name Slender Haircap ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
548005
Family Polytrichaceae (Aloe Moss) eFloras.org
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Description Wet, boggy habitat; 1/2-inch leaves with tiny (~1/8-inch) orange “flowers”. The correct identification for P. strictum was provided by Jane Hendix of Breckenridge. Colorado Status
Native



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