moss Splachnobryum

moss Splachnobryum

Splachnobryum obtusum

This species can be found on shaded and semi-exposed soil and calcareous rocks.

Like all mosses, Splachnobryum obtusum plays an important role in nutrient transfer within ecosystems. This moss like most spread via spores. While new plants may grow some distance away, colonies can take up to forty years to establish.

Splachnobryum obtusum is a yellow-green moss with oval shape leaves.