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An At-A-Glance Guide to Mosses
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True Mosses
Alpine Moss, Polytrichum alpinum
Badge Moss, Plagiomnium insigne
Broom Moss, Dicranum scoparium
California Amphidium Moss, Amphidium californicum
Carpet Moss, Plagiomnium ellipticum
Alpine Moss,
Polytrichum alpinum
Badge Moss, Plagiomnium insigne
Broom Moss,
Dicranum scoparium
California Amphidium Moss, Amphidium californicum
Carpet Moss,
Plagiomnium ellipticum
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Coiled-leaf Moss, Hypnum circinale
Neat Feather Moss, Pseudoscleropodium purum
Cotton Moss, Buckellia undulata
Crane’s-bill Moss, Atrichum selwynii
Curly Hypnum Moss, Hypnum subimponens
Coiled-leaf Moss, Hypnum circinale
Neat Feather Moss, Pseudoscleropodium purum
Cotton Moss,
Buckellia undulata
Crane’s-bill Moss, Atrichum selwynii
Curly Hypnum Moss, Hypnum subimponens
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Douglas’ Neckera, Neckera douglasii
Elongate Racomitrium Moss, Racomitrium aciculare
Fan Moss, Rhizomnium glabrescens
False Polytrichum, Timmia austriaca
Fissidens Moss, Fissidens limbatus
Douglas’ Neckera, Neckera douglasii
Elongate Racomitrium Moss,
Racomitrium aciculare
Fan Moss,
Rhizomnium glabrescens
False Polytrichum, Timmia austriaca
Fissidens Moss,
Fissidens limbatus
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Fontinalis Moss, Fontinalis neomexicana
Giant Antitrichia Moss, Antitrichia curtipendula
Goose-necked Moss, Rhytidiadelphus triquetrus
Hygrohypnum Moss, Hygrohypnum ochraceum
Juniper Haircap Moss	Polytrichum juniperinum
Fontinalis Moss, Fontinalis neomexicana
Giant Antitrichia Moss, Antitrichia curtipendula
Goose-necked Moss, Rhytidiadelphus triquetrus
Hygrohypnum Moss, Hygrohypnum ochraceum
Juniper Haircap Moss, Polytrichum juniperinum
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Lanky Moss, Rhytidiadelphus loreus
Magnificent Moss, Plagiomnium venustum
Menzies' Anacolia Moss, Anacolia menziesii
Oregon Beaked Moss Eurhynchium oreganum
Douglas Neckera Moss,  Neckera douglasii
Lanky Moss, Rhytidiadelphus loreus
Magnificent Moss, Plagiomnium venustum
Menzies' Anacolia Moss, Anacolia menziesii
Oregon Beaked Moss Eurhynchium oreganum
Douglas Neckera Moss, Neckera douglasii
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Philonotis Moss, Philonotis capillaris
Pinnatifid Homalothecium Moss, Homalothecium pinnatifidum
Plume Moss, Dendroalsia abietina
Red Bryum, Bryum miniatum
Roadside Rock Moss, Racomitrium canescens
Philonotis Moss, Philonotis capillaris
Pinnatifid
Homalothecium Moss, Homalothecium pinnatifidum
Plume Moss,
Dendroalsia abietina
Red Bryum,
Bryum miniatum
Roadside Rock Moss, Racomitrium canescens
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Shining Moss, Hookeria lucens
Stair Step Moss, Hylocomium splendens
Swamp Moss, Philonotis fontana
Tree Moss, Isothecium myosuroides
Wavy-leaved Cotton Moss, Plagiothecium undulatum
Shining Moss,
Hookeria lucens
Stair Step Moss, Hylocomium splendens
Swamp Moss,
Philonotis fontana
Tree Moss,
Isothecium myosuroides
Wavy-leaved Cotton Moss, Plagiothecium undulatum
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Whitish Feather-moss, Brachythecium albicans
Yellow Moss, Trachybryum megaptilum
Apple Moss, Bartramia pomiformis
Lover’s Moss, Aulacomnium androgynum
Granite Moss, Andreaea rupestris
Whitish Feather-moss, Brachythecium albicans
Yellow Moss, Trachybryum megaptilum
Apple Moss,
Bartramia pomiformis
Lover’s Moss, Aulacomnium androgynum
Granite Moss,
Andreaea rupestris
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Grey Haircap Moss, Pogonatum urnigerum
Awned Haircap Moss, Polytrichum piliferum
Largetooth Calcareous Moss, Mnium spinulosum
Silver Thread Moss, Bryum argenteum
Toothed Plagiothecium Moss, Plagiothecium denticulatum
Grey Haircap Moss, Pogonatum urnigerum
Awned Haircap Moss, Polytrichum piliferum
Largetooth Calcareous Moss, Mnium spinulosum
Silver Thread Moss, Bryum argenteum
Toothed Plagiothecium Moss, Plagiothecium denticulatum
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Mougeot's Amphidium Moss, Amphidium mougeottii
Fire Moss, Ceratodon purpureus
Lyell's Orthotrichum Moss, Orthotrichum lyellii
Bigelow's Porotrichum Moss, Porotrichum bigelovii
Mougeot's Amphidium Moss,
Amphidium mougeottii
Fire Moss,
Ceratodon purpureus
Lyell's Orthotrichum Moss,
Orthotrichum lyellii
Bigelow's Porotrichum Moss, Porotrichum bigelovii
Black Fruited Stink Moss, Tetraplodon mnioides
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Whipple's Claopodium Moss, Claopodium whippleanum
Brocade Moss, Hypnum imponens
Slender Beaked Moss,  Kindbergia praelonga
Palm Tree Moss, Leucolepis acanthoneuron, male
Palm Tree Moss, Leucolepis acanthoneuron
Whipple's Claopodium Moss, Claopodium whippleanum
Brocade Moss,
Hypnum imponens
Slender Beaked Moss, Kindbergia praelonga
Palm Tree Moss, Leucolepis acanthoneuron (male)
Palm Tree Moss, Leucolepis acanthoneuron (female)
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Magnificent Leafy Moss, Plagiomnium venustum
Dented silk-moss, Plagiothecium denticulatum
Pohlia Moss, Pohlia cruda
Common Haircap Moss, Polytrichum commune
Common Haircap Moss, Polytrichum commune
Magnificent Leafy Moss, Plagiomnium venustum
Dented silk-moss, Plagiothecium denticulatum
Pohlia Moss,
Pohlia cruda
Common Haircap Moss, Polytrichum commune
(male)
Common Haircap Moss, Polytrichum commune
(female)
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Peat Mosses
Narrowleaf Peat Moss, Sphagnum angustifolium
Narrowleaf Peat Moss, Sphagnum angustifolium
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Club Mosses
Wallace’s Spike Moss, Selaginella wallacei
Wallace’s Spike Moss, Selaginella wallacei
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Liverworts
Cedar-shake Liverwort, Plagiochila porelloides
Porella roellii
Hanging Millipede, Frullania nisquallensis
Porella cordeana
Graceful Asterella, Asterella gracilis
Cedar-shake Liverwort, Plagiochila porelloides
Porella roellii
Hanging Millipede, Frullania nisquallensis
Porella cordeana
Graceful Asterella, Asterella gracilis
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Crescent-cup Liverwort, Lunularia cruciata
Nardia sp
Scented Liverwort, Conocephalum conicum
Creeping Fingerwort, Lepidozia reptans
Hanging Millipede Liverwort, Frullania nisquallensis
Crescent-cup Liverwort, Lunularia cruciata
Nardia sp
Scented Liverwort, Conocephalum conicum
Creeping Fingerwort, Lepidozia reptans
Hanging Millipede Liverwort,
Frullania nisquallensis
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Tree Ruffle Liverwort, Porella navicularis
Yellow-ladle Liverwort, Scapania bolanderi
Tree Ruffle Liverwort, Porella navicularis
Yellow-ladle Liverwort, Scapania bolanderi
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Many thanks to Gerry Ansell of Victoria, BC for his valuable help with identifying these mosses.
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