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Plagiothecium cavifolium (Brid.) Z. Iwats.
plagiothecium moss

General Information
Symbol: PLCA15
Group: Moss
Family: Plagiotheciaceae
Growth Habit: Nonvascular
Native Status: NA   N
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
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Symbol Scientific Name
PLFA2 Plagiothecium fallax Cardot & Thér.
PLSYO Plagiothecium sylvaticum (Brid.) Schimp. var. orthocladium (Schimp.) Schimp.
PLSYS Plagiothecium sylvaticum (Brid.) Schimp. var. succulentum auct. Amer.
PLSYR Plagiothecium sylvaticum (Brid.) Schimp. var. roeseanum (Schimp.) Lindb.
PLNE3 Plagiothecium neglectum Mönk.
PLPL3 Plagiothecium platyphyllum auct. Amer.
PLSU9 Plagiothecium succulentum auct. Amer.
PLCAF2 Plagiothecium cavifolium (Brid.) Z. Iwats. var. fallax (Cardot & Thér.) Z. Iwats.
PLRO6 Plagiothecium roeseanum Schimp.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Division Bryophyta – Mosses
Subdivision Musci
Class Bryopsida – True mosses
Subclass Bryidae
Order Hypnales
Family Plagiotheciaceae
Genus Plagiothecium Schimp. – plagiothecium moss
Species Plagiothecium cavifolium (Brid.) Z. Iwats. – plagiothecium moss

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