"Electrified Cat's Tail Moss"
General - wide-spreading masses; dark- to bright-green or yellowish-green; up to 10 cm tall.
Leaves - stem leaves egg- to heart-shaped, with a long tapered and pointed tip.
Sporophytes - cylindrical, curved capsules, horizontal to hanging; stalks reddish-brown.
On humus, mineral or organic soils, rotting logs and stumps; mostly in fresh to wet, moderately rich forest habitats in Northwestern Ontario's boreal region; circumboreal.
Derives its name, 'electrified cat's tail moss', literally from its appearance.
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