Philonotis fontana

Philonotis fontana

Philonotis fontana is a moss in the Bartramiaceae family. It is upright, bright yellow-green and grows in wet places, especially abundant on seepage slopes, along highways and in fens from the alpine in the eastern and western slopes. Photo by Mo...
Syntrichia caninervis

Syntrichia caninervis

Syntrichia caninervis, Pottiaceae Family. One of the most abundant desert mosses in the world, is found mostly on the west slope of Colorado in desert areas. On the western slope, it prefers growing under shrubs where winter snows persist into spring. Occasionally, it...