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NZ Plants

Brachythecium plumosum

Family: Brachytheciaceae

Brachythecium plumosum has long, branching and creeping stems with widely spreading leaves containing a single vein (nerve) which runs at least half way up the leaf. The capsule stalk (seta) is papillose in its upper part.

Widespread in New Zealand where it forms mats on rock along streams.