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Buxbaumia viridis (DC.) Moug. & Nestl.
buxbaumia moss

General Information
Symbol: BUVI2
Group: Moss
Family: Buxbaumiaceae
Growth Habit: Nonvascular
Native Status: NA   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Symbol Scientific Name
BUIN3 Buxbaumia indusiata Brid.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Division Bryophyta – Mosses
Subdivision Musci
Class Bryopsida – True mosses
Subclass Bryidae
Order Buxbaumiales
Family Buxbaumiaceae
Genus Buxbaumia Hedw. – buxbaumia moss
Species Buxbaumia viridis (DC.) Moug. & Nestl. – buxbaumia moss

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