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Lawn moss

Observed: 27th December 2009 By: orchid_borchid_b’s reputation in Plantsorchid_b’s reputation in Plantsorchid_b’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Masses in the lawn, growing luxuriantly amongst the longer grass areas.

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orchid_b's picture

Thanks. Looks like there are

Thanks. Looks like there are two species of moss in the lawn - at least.

Jamie from Briantspuddle

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Hi, I don't think the picture

Hi, I don't think the picture you've put up shows any Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus, although it is a common one im lawns. there may be another moss sp. in the middle of the picture but that's not very clear - I would only say one species on this picture.
Cheers

TimP's picture

Kindbergia

Having looked at this more closely, the pinnate branching and hints that the stem leaves are significantly larger than the branch ones make me thing Sara is correct. Shows how tricky it can be identifying bryophytes from a single photo!

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Agree, the stem leaves are

Agree, the stem leaves are larger but there is no sign they have a different shape than the branch leaves, so I am not 100% convinced either way. May the best ID would be "Eurhynchium sensu lato"?

orchid_b's picture

Dispute

Q What's the best name for a dispute about mosses?
A A Bryo Fight.

Jamie from Briantspuddle

Ambroise's picture

I like it!