(Philonotis Moss)

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Philonotis fontana, Loveland Pass, Clear Creek Co. 0789

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Philonotis fontana and Mimulus guttatus, Loveland Pass, Clear Creek Co. 0799

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Philonotis fontana and Mimulus guttatus, Loveland Pass, Clear Creek Co. 0753

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Philonotis fontana, Crystal Lakes, Summit Co. 0659

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Philonotis fontana, Loveland Pass, Clear Creek Co. 0869

Scientific Name Philonotis fontana USDA PLANTS Symbol PHFO6
Common Name Philonotis Moss, Fountain Apple-moss ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 16076
Family Bartramiaceae Brophyte Flora of North America Ref. Click Here
Description Wet, boggy areas; grows in mats; leaves are very small, less than 1/16 to 1/8 inch long. Colorado Status Native

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