Common Bladder-moss - Physcomitrium pyriforme

Description

Dingy green moss that with shoots to 5mm tall and leaves of 3-4mm. Capsules are frequent, borne erect on a long seta (to 15mm) and have a short point on the lid.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Prefers damp, disturbed soils such as cattle-poached pastures.

UK Status

Common.

VC55 Status

Believed to be common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map