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Polytrichum communeCommon haircap, Great golden maidenhair,PolytrichaceaeP. assimile Hampe P. brachypelma Müll. Hal. P. cataractarum Müll. Hal. P. commune var. commune P. commune var. uliginosum Wallr. P. elatum P. Beauv. P. leonii Papp P. madagassum Hampe P. mildbraedii Broth. P. paludicola Cardot P. purpurascens Brid. P. quadrangulare Gilib. P. radulifolium Müll. Hal. P. remotifolium P. Beauv. P. subformosum var. anomalum Thér01
Polytrichum juniperinumHair-Cap Moss, Juniper polytrichum mossPolytrichaceae 02
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