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pigtail moss
Weissia controversa
Weissia controversa
pigtail moss beard-moss
Weissia controversa Pottiaceae
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English common names
  •pigtail moss
  •green-cushioned weissia moss
accepted scientific name
  •Weissia controversa Hedw.
rules for finding collection records
  Weissia controversa (86)
  Weissia viridula (4)
family name
  • Pottiaceae
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Category: Moss-like Plants
Moss Category: True Moss
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Disturbed
Wetland
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Salt Marsh
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Riparian
Meadow
Grassland
Forest