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Bank fir moss

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A common moss species that can be found where the conditions are wet and so look for it by streams in woodlands, or on wet heaths and bogs. 


Common Name Bank fir moss
Alternative Name(s) Common Haircap
Scientific Name Polytrichum commune
Species Group Mosses
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