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Moss  Ordinary Moss

Ordinary Moss - Photo  Copyright 2004 Gary Bradley
Photo: G. Bradley

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A great way to see all the details on moss is  is with a powerful hand lens - click here


Latin name: Brachythecium rutabulum

Size: Leaf size approximately 2 to 3mms long

Distribution: Found throughout the UK.

Months seen: All year round

Habitat: Bogs, lawns, woodlands and cliffs.

Special features: The branching shoots taper to a fine point and the edges of the wide leaves have very fine teeth.

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