Sunday, February 20, 2011

Urban Weissia

The capsules are not yet developed enough to allow full identification, but assuming I've got the genus correct, this large dense cushion, found growing directly beneath a galvanized fence, was found growing in a situation perhaps suited for Weissia controversa var. densifolia (Thick-leaved Stubble-moss) [confirmed by Sam Bosanquet]. I'll check it again once the capsules ripen...

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