Pleurozium.schreberi.2Photo: Wikimedia commons, James Lindsey at Ecology of Commanster / CC BY-SA


Common name: Red-stemmed feathermoss / Schreber’s big red stem moss

Family: Hylocomiaceae

Information: Occurs in coastal forests in acidic soils at low and subalpine  elevations (below the  alpine zone). Present in ESSF zone forests.

Sources and additional information:

Pojar, J. & MacKinnon, A. (2014). Plants of Coastal British Columbia: Including Washington, Oregon & Alaska. Vancouver: Lone Pine Publishing.

Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2020. E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia []. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, at: Accessed: 2020-05-28.