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Polytrichum commune

Observed: 31st March 2012 By: sw9343
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Polytrichum commune

Lots of large clumps of this moss in the Hethfelton Wood today. The new growth was a very dark green.

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Polytrichastrum formosum

Worth considering this species too. It's usually the one encountered in woodland, but without capsules or a closer look at the leaf sheaths it's difficult to be sure