[Mosses of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Ceratodon Moss, Fire Moss

Ceratodon purpureus

Synonyms: Dicranum purpureum, Ceratodon purpurascens, Ceratodon purpureus var. purpurascens, Ceratodon purpureus var. xanthopus

Ceratodon Moss, Fire Moss: Ceratodon purpureus (Synonyms: Dicranum purpureum, Ceratodon purpurascens, Ceratodon purpureus var. purpurascens, Ceratodon purpureus var. xanthopus)

The sporophyte stage of fire moss as seen on a rock outcrop along the Eagle Creek Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area............March 24, 2012.

Ceratodon Moss, Fire Moss: Ceratodon purpureus (Synonyms: Dicranum purpureum, Ceratodon purpurascens, Ceratodon purpureus var. purpurascens, Ceratodon purpureus var. xanthopus) - Sporophyte stage of Ceratodon Moss, Fire Moss: Ceratodon purpureus (Synonyms: Dicranum purpureum, Ceratodon purpurascens, Ceratodon purpureus var. purpurascens, Ceratodon purpureus var. xanthopus)

Fire moss as seen on a rock outcrop along the Eagle Creek Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area............March 24, 2012.

Paul Slichter