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Polytrichum pallidisetum Funck
polytrichum moss

General Information
Symbol: POPA29
Group: Moss
Family: Polytrichaceae
Growth Habit: Nonvascular
Native Status: NA   N
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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Symbol Scientific Name
POPA31 Polytrichastrum pallidisetum (Funck) G.L. Sm.
PODE13 Polytrichum decipiens Limpr.
POSM4 Polytrichum smithiae Grout


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Division Bryophyta – Mosses
Subdivision Musci
Class Bryopsida – True mosses
Subclass Bryidae
Order Polytrichales
Family Polytrichaceae
Genus Polytrichum Hedw. – polytrichum moss
Species Polytrichum pallidisetum Funck – polytrichum moss

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
a haircap moss



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Description of Values

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