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NZ Plants

Weissia controversa

Family: Pottiaceae

Weissia controversa  is a light green plant, forming extensive patches. Stems are 0.5-2 cm tall and bear narrowly lanceolate, sharply-tipped leaves. Leaves are spreading when moist and very strongly curled when dry. The leaf margin is incurved under both conditiions.

Widespread in New Zealand on soil, often in the open.