Sanionia uncinata

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Sickle Moss: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Sanionia uncinata
Sickle Moss (Sanionia uncinata):

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Other References

Worley's Map of Collection Records for Sanionia uncinata

Ian Worley

Southeastern Alaska Distribution: Throughout.
Habitat: Common and often abundant; most frequent on disturbed mineral soils, tills, moraines, beach deposits and among grasses and sedges in meadows. Also on subalpine slopes and in boulder slopes, occasionally into the alpine. An aggressive colonizer, especially in areas of glacial recession.
Comments: Occasionally with sporophytes. The species displays some morphological variation in southeastern Alaska.

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