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stairstep moss
Hylocomium splendens
stairstep moss step moss
Hylocomium splendens Hylocomiaceae
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common names
  stairstep moss
  splendid feather moss
  glittering woodmoss
  mountain fern moss
accepted scientific name
  Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) Schimp. in B.S.G.
rules for finding collection records
  Hylocomium alaskanum (57)
  Hylocomium proliferum (143)
  Hylocomium splendens (4732)
  exclude Hylocomium splendens tenue
family name
  Hylocomiaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Walter Siegmund
Image License: CC BY-SA
Image Source
Category: Moss-like Plants
Moss Category: True Moss
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base