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

Sidewalk Moss, Tortula Moss

Tortula ruralis

Synonyms: Syntrichia ruralis, Tortula intermedia, Tortula ruraliformis, Tortula ruralis var. crinita

Sidewalk Moss, Tortula Moss: Tortula ruralis (Synonyms: Syntrichia ruralis, Tortula intermedia, Tortula ruraliformis, Tortula ruralis var. crinita)

What may possbily be Tortula ruralis as seen on the mossy floor of an Oregon white oak forest along Horseshoe Bend Road about three and one-half miles uphill to the east of the Klickitat River, Klickitat County, Oregon...............March 31, 2012. Can anyone help verify the identity of this moss?

Sidewalk Moss, Tortula Moss: Tortula ruralis (Synonyms: Syntrichia ruralis, Tortula intermedia, Tortula ruraliformis, Tortula ruralis var. crinita)

What may possbily be Tortula ruralis as seen on the mossy floor of an Oregon white oak forest along Horseshoe Bend Road about three and one-half miles uphill to the east of the Klickitat River, Klickitat County, Oregon...............March 31, 2012.

Paul Slichter