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Hylocomium splendens
Hylocomium splendens
Stair-step Moss
Photographer: Hans J. Koch

ID: 0000 0000 0310 1840 (2010-03-23)

Copyright © 2010 Hans J. Koch

  • date of photo  Dec 29, 2009
  • latitude 49.77780   longitude -123.12380     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Squamish, British Columbia, Alice Lake (Canada)
  • family Hylocomiaceae
  • order Hypnales
  • class Bryosida
  • plant community   Mixed forest, growing on a tree trunk,
  • notes   This is a cold weather moss. In northern Canada it was used to close the gaps between the logs of log houses.
  • camera   Sony A-100 ISO 80
  • photo category: Plant - mosses/etc

  • common names   Stair-step Moss, Splendid Feather Moss, Glittering Wood Moss (photographer)
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    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2010 Hans J. Koch. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Hans J. Koch koch.hans.j[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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