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NZ Plants

Brachythecium rutabulum

Family: Brachytheciaceae

Brachythecium rutabulum is a creeping moss with green, yellow-green or dull green leaves. Stem leaves are oval and graduallly or abruptly narrowed to a sharp tip. Leaves on branches are linear to lanceolate. Leaf margins have fine teeth (denticulate) which are more prominant on branch leaves. 

Widespread in New Zealand occupying a wide range of habitats and substrates.