Ptilium crista-castrensis (Hedw.) De Not.

Locations ofPtilium crista-castrensis (Hedw.) De Not. in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Ptilium crista-castrensis (Hedw.) De Not.
Common Name
Knight's Plume Moss
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Not applicable
Unvouchered populations occur on Elliott Knob in Augusta County, on Sounding Knob in Highland County, and likely at other sites over 1200 m (4000 ft) elevation.
On soil, humus, and rotting wood of cool, high-elevation northern hardwood, spruce, and spruce-fir forests. Found in scattered localities in the mountains, where it can be locally common. Our one Piedmont record, from a seepage swamp on Bull Run Mountain, Prince William County, is notable for its low elevation (Biodiversity occurrence data published by TENN Accessed through Consortium of North American Bryophyte Herbaria (CNABH) Data Portal, http//, 2015-02-10).
Native Status

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