Wildflower Identification
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bog haircap moss
Polytrichum strictum
bog haircap moss haricap moss
Polytrichum strictum Polytrichaceae
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English common names
  •bog haircap moss
  •hummock haircap
  •slender haircap
  •narrow-leaved haircap
accepted scientific name
  •Polytrichum strictum Brid.
rules for finding collection records
  •Polytrichum alpestre (2)
  •Polytrichum juniperinum affine (27)
  •Polytrichum juniperinum gracilius (0)
  •Polytrichum strictum (87)
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Image Author: ©2006 Kristian Peters
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Category: Moss-like Plants
Moss Category: True Moss
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (42%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Wikimedia Commons (29)
Cornwall Bryophytes (2)
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