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

Splendid Feather Moss, Step Moss

Hylocomium splendens

Synonyms: Hylocomium alaskanum, Hylocomium giganteum, Hylocomium proliferum, Hylocomium splendens var. alaskanum, Hylocomium splendens var. gracilius, Hylocomium splendens var. obtusifolium

Splendid Feather Moss, Step Moss: Hylocomium splendens (Synonyms: Hylocomium alaskanum, Hylocomium giganteum, Hylocomium proliferum, Hylocomium splendens var. alaskanum, Hylocomium splendens var. gracilius, Hylocomium splendens var. obtusifolium)

Step moss growing on a bank along the Eagle Creek Trail approximately adjacent to the Upper Punchbowl Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.................March 24, 2012.

Splendid Feather Moss, Step Moss: Hylocomium splendens (Synonyms: Hylocomium alaskanum, Hylocomium giganteum, Hylocomium proliferum, Hylocomium splendens var. alaskanum, Hylocomium splendens var. gracilius, Hylocomium splendens var. obtusifolium) - Splendid Feather Moss, Step Moss: Hylocomium splendens (Synonyms: Hylocomium alaskanum, Hylocomium giganteum, Hylocomium proliferum, Hylocomium splendens var. alaskanum, Hylocomium splendens var. gracilius, Hylocomium splendens var. obtusifolium)

Step moss growing on a bank along the Eagle Creek Trail approximately adjacent to the Upper Punchbowl Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.................March 24, 2012.

Splendid Feather Moss, Step Moss: Hylocomium splendens (Synonyms: Hylocomium alaskanum, Hylocomium giganteum, Hylocomium proliferum, Hylocomium splendens var. alaskanum, Hylocomium splendens var. gracilius, Hylocomium splendens var. obtusifolium)

A bank full of step moss growing on a bank along the Wahclella Falls Trail above Tanner Creek, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area................October 15, 2012.

Paul Slichter