|The fine, compact cushions of Bryum argenteum are a distinctive grayish-|
green. This specimen was collected in gravel at the base of a palm tree along
a walkway above a saltwater channel in Tampa (Essig 20160503-1 (USF).
|The leaf cells of Bryum argenteum, are large, thin-walled,|
and filled with chloroplasts.
|The capsules of Bryum argenteum, like |
most members of the family Bryaceae,
are symmetrical but nodding by a bend in
the uppar stalk. From Ahles s.n.,
Bronx, NY 1949 (USF)