Delicate Thuidium Moss Thuidium delicatulum (Hedw.) Schimp.    Synonyms: Delicate Fern Moss.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Bryophyta   >   Class Bryopsida   >   Order Hypnales   >   Family Thuidiaceae   >   Genus Thuidium   

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Delicate Thuidium Moss in Howard Co., Maryland (1/14/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Delicate Thuidium Moss in Charles Co., Maryland (5/24/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Delicate Thuidium Moss in Allegany Co., Maryland (2/24/2017). Photo by Rick Borchelt. (MBP list)

Delicate Thuidium Moss in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/13/2014). Determined by Wayne Longbottom. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Delicate Thuidium Moss in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/5/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Delicate Thuidium Moss in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/27/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Delicate Thuidium Moss in Allegany Co., Maryland (2/24/2017). Leaf of Thuidium delicatulum (40X) showing strongly papillose leaf surface (a genus characteristic). Note also the costa peters out well before the leaf tip (acumen), which graduates into a point (it's abruptly acuminate in close related T. recognitum) (R. Borchelt). Photo by Rick Borchelt. (MBP list)

Delicate Thuidium Moss in Allegany Co., Maryland (2/24/2017). Leaf apex of Thuidium delicatulum (400X) showing forked papillae at the end of each cell, a characteristic of southern populations of this species. Note also the costa peters out well before the leaf tip (acumen) (R. Borchelt). Photo by Rick Borchelt. (MBP list)


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