Polytrichum ohioense Renauld & Cardot
Polytrichastrum ohioense (Renauld & Cardot) G.L. Sm.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subdivision||Musci||Mosses (all 12,000 of them)|
|Class||Bryopsida||Mosses with arthrodontous spore capsules, which is most of them|
|Subclass||Bryidae||Mosses with a double peristome with alternating tooth segments|
|Order||Polytrichales||A group of mosses which tend to be among the larger ones, with a thickened central stem and root|
|Family||Polytrichaceae||A group of mosses which tend to be among the larger ones, with a thickened central stem and root|
|Genus||Polytrichum||From Greek poly, “many,” trichum, “hair”|
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Polytrichum ohioense description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.
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This might be Polytrichum pallidesetum. · 4/21/2013 · Crow Hill Trail, Leominster State Forest, Leominster, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm) ID is uncertain