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Leucobryum spp.

Pincushion 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
FamilyLeucobryaceae
GenusLeucobryum

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Leucobryum spp. description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Leucobryum spp. (pincushion moss)

8/24/2013 · Cranberry Meadow Pond Trail, Monadnock Conservancy, Peterborough, New Hamp­shire
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 12 cm) ID is uncertain

Leucobryum spp. (pincushion moss)

8/25/2013 · Cranberry Meadow Pond Trail, Monadnock Conservancy, Peterborough, New Hamp­shire
≈ 4 × 4" (11 × 11 cm) ID is uncertain

Leucobryum spp. (pincushion moss)

8/24/2013 · Cranberry Meadow Pond Trail, Monadnock Conservancy, Peterborough, New Hamp­shire
≈ 6 × 4½" (16 × 11 cm) ID is uncertain

Leucobryum spp. (pincushion moss)

8/24/2013 · Cranberry Meadow Pond Trail, Monadnock Conservancy, Peterborough, New Hamp­shire
≈ 5 × 8" (12 × 19 cm) ID is uncertain