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

Unidentified Moss #1

possibly Awned Haircap Moss, Bristly Haircap, Polytrichum Moss, Silver-tip Haircap Moss: Polytrichum piliferum

Can you help verify the identity of this moss?

Unidentified Moss #1 (Awned Haircap Moss, Bristly Haircap, Polytrichum Moss, Silver-tip Haircap Moss: Polytrichum piliferum ?)

Unidentified moss #1, possibly awned haircap moss (Polytrichum pilferum ?) as seen on a basalt outcrop between the upper and lower falls along the Labyrinth Trail west of Rowland Lake in the Columbia River Gorge.................January 22, 2011.

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