- Amblystegium serpens
Creeping Feather-moss Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Division: Bryophyta Class: Bryopsida Subclass: Bryidae Order: Hypnales Family: Amblystegiaceae Genus: Amblystegium Species: A. serpens Binomial name Amblystegium serpens
Creeping Feather-moss (Amblystegium serpens) is a species of moss.
Its range includes Britain, where it is a common species.
It is pleurocarpous in form, matt in appearance, and with ovate to lanceolate leaves which end in a fine acute point.
It forms creeping mats on decaying tree stumps, hedgebanks and other shaded sites.
- Watson, E. V. (1981) British Mosses and Liverworts 3rd edn. pp. 340-341
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