Botany Photo of the Day Bryoandersonia illecebra

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    The common name–worm moss–is an appropriate name for Bryoandersonia illecebra, as the resemblance is uncanny. Bryoandersonia illecebra is endemic to eastern North America. Although it has a wide distribution across this part of the USA (especially in the southeast), it is quite rare in Canada and “expected” in northeastern Mexico (from link above). Worm moss, […]

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