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Hylocomium splendens

Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) Schimp.

Hylocomium alaskanum (Lesq. & James) Austin

Hylocomium giganteum Perss. nom. nud. non E.B. Bartram

Hylocomium proliferum (Brid.) Lindb.

Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) Schimp. var. alaskanum (Lesq. & James) Limpr.

Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) Schimp. var. gracilius (Boul.) Husn.

Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) Schimp. var. obtusifolium (Geh.) Par.

Splendid Feather Moss, Glittering Woodmoss, Stairstep Moss, Mountain Fern Moss

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
DivisionBryophytaMosses
SubdivisionMusciMosses (all 12,000 of them)
ClassBryopsidaMosses with arthrodontous spore capsules, which is most of them
SubclassBryidaeMosses with a double peristome with alternating tooth segments
OrderHypnales
FamilyHylocomiaceae
GenusHylocomium
Speciessplendens

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Hylocomium splendens description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 6 Jun 2017.

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Hylocomium splendens (Splendid Feather Moss, Glittering Woodmoss, Stairstep Moss, Mountain Fern Moss)

Thanks to London Keyes for correcting my misidentification of this. · 1/13/2005 · Fort Columbia, WA ID is uncertain