Grassy Knoll Moss
Grassy Knoll Moss
Typical Eye view on Rocks
Grassy Knoll Moss (Grimmia pulvinata)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Mosses & Liverworts (Bryophyta) - Mosses (Bryopsida) - Mosses & Liverworts
Order: Dense Leaved Mosses (Grimmiales)
Family: Rock Moss (Grimmiaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Grassy Knoll Moss (Grimmia pulvinata)
This Photo:     🔍Confusing🔎
Other name: Grey-cushioned Grimmia

Thank you Alan Dandie for identifying and Andrew Thornhill for confirming the id of this species for us

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
This confused us for a long time, until we realised it's the Long-sporangium species (ES02) inside this species (ES01)
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Alan said "Capsules inverted amongst the leaves"

Copyright © 2016-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 22-Jun-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.