Blunt-sporangium Moss
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Ellura
Grassy Knoll Moss
Sporangium
 
                      
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:     🔍Above, perspective🔎
Other name: Grey-cushioned Grimmia

Thank you Alan Dandie for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Alan said "Capsules inverted amongst the leaves"

Copyright © 2016-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 31-Aug-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.