Capillary Thread-moss – Bryum capillare



The leaves of this moss are tipped with a fine point. The drooping spore capsules are elongate-ovoid on long stalks. They are green ripening to brown. Height 3cm.

It grows in tufts or patches on walls, roofs and paving in urban areas, but also on rocks, woodland rides and grassland in the wild. It is found all year round. Common and widespread throughout Britain.