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Monday, May 31, 2010

Bryophyte photo of the week

Bartramia pomiformis 20100417_0979 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Bartramia pomiformis 20100417_0979


Bartramia pomiformis 20100417_0979 by GORGEous nature.

This moss is sometimes called the Apple moss because of the shape and color of the immature sporophytes (green). The mature sporophytes have ridges and are reddish in color.

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1 comment:

  1. Nicely done. These are a favorite of mine as they change:
    http://waterboro.smugmug.com/Nature/Moss-and-lichen/apple20005/845774590_SKpp4-L.jpg

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