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Pleurozium schreberi

Pleurozium schreberi (Brid.) Mitt.

Calliergon schreberi (Brid.) Mitt.

Calliergonella schreberi (Brid.) Grout

Calliergonella schreberi (Brid.) Grout var. tananae (Grout) Grout

Pleurozium schreberi (Brid.) Mitt. var. tananae (Grout) Wijk & Margad.

Schreber's Moss, Red Stemmed Feather Moss, Feather Moss, Schreber’s Big Red Stem 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
GenusPleurozium
SpeciesschreberiAfter German naturalist and physician Johann Christian Daniel Von Schreber (1739-1810). He studied medicine, theology and natural history at Halle in Germany and Uppsala in Sweden under Carl von Linné and received his MD degree in 1760. He became a practicing physician and then after studying botany in Berlin a professor of medicine and botany at Erlangen in Bavaria in 1770. He was made director of the Erlangen botanical garden in 1773 and became professor of natural history in 1776. He was the editor of the 8th edition of Linné’s Genera Plantarum (1789–1791), was chosen as a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1787, and knighted in 1791

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Pleurozium schreberi description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Pleurozium schreberi (Schreber's Moss, Red Stemmed Feather Moss, Feather Moss, Schreber’s Big Red Stem Moss)

9/18/2016 · Barred Island Preserve, Deer Isle, ME ID is uncertain

Pleurozium schreberi (Schreber's Moss, Red Stemmed Feather Moss, Feather Moss, Schreber’s Big Red Stem Moss)

9/18/2016 · Barred Island Preserve, Deer Isle, ME