Rhizomnium glabrescens

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Rhizomnium glabrescens: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Rhizomnium glabrescens
Rhizomnium glabrescens: Roundish leaves, smooth leaf margins and somewhat sparse stem rhizoids distinguish this common moss. Found growing on the ground, rotten logs or on lower trunks in a variety of coniferous forests.

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Other References

Worley's Map of Collection Records for Rhizomnium glabrescens

Ian Worley

Southeastern Alaska Distribution: Widespread.
Habitat: On rotting wood, organic soils in forests and in shaded places, on forest rocks, by streams, sometimes on trees or cliffs. From sea level to the subalpine.
Comments: Frequently with sporophytes.

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