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Tortella tortuosa

Tortella tortuosa (Hedw.) Limpr.

 

Tall Tornado 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
OrderPottiales
FamilyPottiaceae
GenusTortella
Speciestortuosa

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Tortella tortuosa description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Tortella tortuosa (Tall Tornado Moss)

8/21/2009 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, MA
≈ 5 × 3½" (13 × 9.2 cm) ID is uncertain

Tortella tortuosa (Tall Tornado Moss)

8/21/2009 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 14 cm) ID is uncertain