Rose Moss (Rhodobryum ontariense)

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Close-up view of Rose Moss, Rhodobryum ontariense, in clusters that appear superficially as large green "flowers". When dry, these structures close up until rain or dew cause them to "bloom" again. Interspersed with Plagiothecium sp. of moss (below). Hocking State Forest, Ohio, USA
Close-up view of Rose Moss, Rhodobryum ontariense, in clusters that appear superficially as large green "flowers". When dry, these structures close up until rain or dew cause them to "bloom" again. Interspersed with Plagiothecium sp. of moss (below). Hocking State Forest, Ohio, USA
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