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NZ Plants

Racomitrium crispulum

Family: Grimmiaceae

Racomitrium crispulum plants are 1.5-4 cm tall, olive green and grow in tufts or as loose cushions. Leaves are erect and curve outward. There is a single pleat on one side of the midrib which ends in a short-to-long hyaline point.

Widespread in New Zealand being common on exposed rock in mountains but occasionally found down to sea level.