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Splachnum pennsylvanicum (Brid.) Grout ex H.A. Crum Pennsylvania dung moss

Symbol: SPPE6
Group: Moss
Family: Splachnaceae
Growth Habit: Nonvascular
Native Status:
  
Synonyms:
  TEPE3 Tetraplodon pennsylvanicum (Brid.) Sayre
Classification:
     
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Division   Bryophyta – Mosses
Subdivision   Musci
Class   Bryopsida – True mosses
Subclass   Bryidae
Order   Funariales
Family   Splachnaceae
Genus   Splachnum Hedw. – splachnum dung moss
Species   Splachnum pennsylvanicum (Brid.) Grout ex H.A. Crum – Pennsylvania dung moss

Source: USDA