Orthodontium gracile. Slender thread moss.

Life-form & Growth Form:

Bright green, perennial acrocarpous moss forming tufts on rocks.  

Flowering period: 

NA

Habitats: 

Damp sandstone rocks. 

Threats:

Afforestation with conifers. Heath and forest fires. May be outcompeted by the more common O. lineare.  

Static distribution map:
Orthodontium gracile
Orthodontium gracile