Plagiomnium insigne

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Badge Moss (Plagiomnium insigne): Fairly common upright moss with oval leaves and toothed leaf margins. Frequently having multiple sporophytes with nodding capsules.

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Other References

Worley's Map of Collection Records for Plagiomnium insigne

Ian Worley

Southeastern Alaska Distribution: Throughout.
Habitat: In shaded sites, usually where moist or wet, along streams, in seeps, by lakes, on forest paths, on organic soils and rotting wood. Never above the upper limit of the forest, usually at lower elevations.
Comments: Frequently with sporophytes, though less commonly in the northern part of southeastern Alaska.

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