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Andreaea rupestris 
(Rock Moss)


Andreaea rupestris is a tiny montane and/or arctic rock moss appearing dark brown or black with leaves appressed when dry, but spreading beautifully greenish brown when moist. This specimen was collected at the bottom of Oiumet Canyon at Thunder Bay (Ontario, Canada).


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