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Bryum pallens

Moss

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Features

  • Height0.01m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Leaf ColourVarious greens

Description

Bryum pallens (Moss). This species of moss is extremely variable in appearance. The stems can be 0.5-7cm long, and the leaves will also range in length from 1 to 3mm. The leaf has short and wide cells, the leaf margin is thickened and recurved. This species is dioecious; the capsule is borne on a seta about 2-3cm long, it is pear-shape with a well defined neck.

Characteristics

Moss

Origin

Worldwide

Interest and use

Wild common moss

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Needs

  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Not usually cultivated

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