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Ceratodon purpureus

Fire moss, purple horn-toothed moss

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
DivisionBryophytaMosses
SubdivisionMusciMosses (all 12,000 of them)
ClassBryopsidaMosses with arthrodontous spore capsules, which is most of them
SubclassBryidaeMosses with a double peristome with alternating tooth segments
OrderDicranales
FamilyDitrichaceae
GenusCeratodon
Speciespurpureus

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Ceratodon purpureus (fire moss, purple horn-toothed moss)

4/3/2011 · Susan & Raimond’s, Phoenix, Mary­land
≈ 4½ × 3" (11 × 7.9 cm) ID is uncertain

Ceratodon purpureus (fire moss, purple horn-toothed moss)

5/7/2016 · Long Cove Cottages, Tenant’s Harbor, Maine

Ceratodon purpureus (fire moss, purple horn-toothed moss)

4/3/2011 · Susan & Raimond’s, Phoenix, Mary­land
≈ 3½ × 2½" (9.8 × 6.6 cm) ID is uncertain

 

Ceratodon purpureus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 5 Oct 2021.

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Ceratodon purpureus (fire moss, purple horn-toothed moss)

5/7/2016 · Long Cove Cottages, Tenant’s Harbor, Maine

Ceratodon purpureus (fire moss, purple horn-toothed moss)

4/24/2012 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm)

Ceratodon purpureus (fire moss, purple horn-toothed moss)

4/24/2012 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)