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Dicranum polysetum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Subclass: Dicranidae
Order: Dicranales
Family: Dicranaceae
Genus: Dicranum

Dicranum acutifolium
Dicranum angustum
Dicranum bonjeanii
Dicranum brevifolium
Dicranum condensatum
Dicranum elongatum
Dicranum flagellare
Dicranum fragilifolium
Dicranum fulvum
Dicranum fuscescens
Dicranum groenlandicum
Dicranum howellii
Dicranum latifolium
Dicranum leioneuron
Dicranum majus
Dicranum montanum
Dicranum muehlenbeckii
Dicranum ontariense
Dicranum pallidisetum
Dicranum polysetum
Dicranum rhabdocarpum
Dicranum scoparium
Dicranum spadiceum
Dicranum spurium
Dicranum tauricum
Dicranum undulatum
Dicranum viride

Dicranum is a genus of mosses, also called wind-blown mosses or fork mosses. These mosses form in densely packed clumps. Stems may fork, but do not branch. In general, upright stems will be single but packed together. Dicranum is distributed globally. In North America these are commonly found in Jack pine or Red pine stands.

List of Dicranum species[edit]

The genus Dicranum contains the following species according to World Flora Online:[1]


  1. ^ "Dicranum Hedw". World Flora Online. Retrieved 26 April 2020.

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