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Grey-cushioned Grimmia

Observed: 10th April 2012 By: Beagle
Friends of Childwall Woods and FieldsMerseyside BioBankThe Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and
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Grey-cushioned Grimmia
Description:

Small neat bright green cushions growing on granite boulder in car-park.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Grey-cushioned Grimmia (Grimmia pulvinata) interacts

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Grimmia

Again though these species often occur together, the cushion is Grimmia pulvinata, as examined on site it formed compact humps with seta and capsules that curl back into the plant.

Tortula is much smaller and doesn't form these distinctive cushions.