Common Bladder-moss - Physcomitrium pyriforme

Description

Dingy green moss that with shoots to 5mm tall and leaves of 3-4mm. Capsules are frequent, borne erect on a long seta (to 15mm) and have a short point on the lid.

Habitat

Prefers damp, disturbed soils such as cattle-poached pastures.

UK Status

Common.

VC55 Status

Believed to be common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map