Atrichum angustatum Tray -- Shade and Sun
Atrichum angustatum, commonly called Star Moss, which is a small moss that holds soil in place with its compact growth patterns. Tolerant of a variety of pH levels. This upright grower works well on nutrient-poor and disturbed soils. Very little change in green appearance from wet vs. dry states but some shriveling is apparent. Male cups offer b...
Atrichum undulatum Tray -- Shade/Partial Sun
Atrichum undulatum has a common name, big star moss, because of its star-like shape. The plants are slightly bigger in size than its cousin, Atrichum angustatum, growing up to an inch high. Atrichum undulatum prefers shade but will tolerate some partial sun. This Atrichum will definitely shrivel up when dry. Its sporophytes have shiny, deep maro...
Bartramia pomiformis Tray -- Shade -- New Listing
Bartramia pomiformis is a cushiony and fluffy moss species. It has curving leaves that are somewhat dull due to papillose (hairy) qualities. It is a light-medium shade of green. Short sporophytes (less than an inch) are distinctive with round capsules that resemble little green apples (early stage). Its second scientific name, pomiformis, means ...
Bryoandersonia illecebra Tray -- Shade or Sun
Bryoandersonia illecebra is sometimes called worm moss or spoon moss. Take a trip back in time to the 60s when shag carpet was popular. Bryoandersonia has the same appearance. Or some people think it looks like small worms. If you take a close up look, you’ll see the leaves curve/cup around the stem, and therefore, scientists refer to this speci...
Bryophyte ID Kit
Take a closer look at the world's oldest land plants with Mountain Moss' Bryophyte ID kit. If you are a budding scientist, avid botanist or just curious moss lover, this is your opportunity to examine a variety of moss and liverwort species. Whether you want to marvel at the translucent beauty of a tiny leaf or check out the minute peristome tee...
Ceratodon purpureus Tray -- Sun -- Currently Out of Stock -- Check back later
Ceratodon purpureus – This tiny moss has brilliant, deep green color with magnificent red sporophytes. It grows upright in dense mound colonies that feel like velvet to the touch. Be forewarned, Ceratodon may go through a dormant or adjustment phase when it turns brown for a while. It can appear dead but patient waiting reveals that it will reju...
Climacium americanum Mat -- Shade or Sun
Climacium americanum is commonly called Tree Moss. It gets its name from the fact that it grows in colonies that appear like forests of little trees. Actually, the upper canopy (top of moss plant) of tree moss is much larger than most all other mosses, about .75-1.5” in spread and a height of 1-3”. New growth will be deep green while older growt...
Climacium americanum Tray -- Shade or Sun
Climacium americanum is commonly called Tree Moss. It gets its name from the fact that it grows in colonies that appear like forests of little trees. Actually, upper canopy of tree moss is much larger than most all other mosses, about .75-1.5” in spread and a height of 1-3”. New growth will be deep green while older growth or colonies in too muc...
Climacium Living Wall Panel -- Shade or Sun
Climacium americanum is commonly called Tree Moss. It gets its name from the fact that it grows in colonies that appear like forests of little trees. Actually, upper canopy of tree moss (tops of plants) is much larger than most all other mosses, about .75-1.5” in spread and a height of 1-3”. New growth will be deep green while older growth or co...
Custom Moss Sampler Tray
Sometimes customers just want their favorite moss species or educators desire specific mosses for teaching purposes and Mountain Moss is happy to accommodate special requests by making up a custom moss sampler tray. After placing your order online, please send an email citing 2-6 preferred moss species to be included in your tray to: Mossin' Ann...
Dicranum scoparium Mat -- Shade
Dicranum scoparium is a soft brilliant green moss species which grows in mounds and prefers acid soils or rock substrates. Usually it thrives best in shady locations. Called Mood Moss by many florists, Dicranum is known commonly in the scientific world as Windswept or Broom Moss because of the way the individual plants have leaves that curve. Al...
Dicranum scoparium Tray -- Shade