Syntrichia ruralis “Twisted Star Moss” Pottiales

Council Grove State Park, MT
March 16, 2015
Robert Niese

This is perhaps the most common moss in all of Montana. Syntrichia ruralis has a cosmopolitan distribution and occurs in a huge variety of habitat types. Its versatility and hardiness have made it an exceptional colonist of nearly every corner of the globe. 

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