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Pin Cushion Moss
Leucobryum glaucum

This tufty moss is pretty common in plant nurseries and rock gardens. Hence the name, it is rounded and resembles a pin cushion.

Alternate Names: Pillow Moss
Size: 1-2" - 1 yard clumps
Family: Leucobryaceae 
Habitat: Moist woods and swampy areas.
Identification: This clumpy moss can be green or grayish white, in tufts that detach easily from the soil surface. 
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