- Physcomitrium pyriforme
Common Bladder Moss Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Division: Bryophyta Class: Bryopsida Subclass: Funariidae Order: Funariales Family: Funariaceae Genus: Physcomitrium Species: P. pyriforme Binomial name Physcomitrium pyriforme
Physcomitrium pyriforme, commonly known as common bladder moss, is a bryophyte native to all continents except South America and Antarctica. Its capsules mature beginning in late fall and through the spring. It is most commonly found in wet soils in disturbed locations. A highly variable species, size, leaf characters and shape of the capsule vary across its range, but often within populations as well.
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