Delaware Wildflowers • Months
Necklace Chain Moss
Found this on my roof while cleaning gutters.
When dry, leaves are overlapping, close to stem, resembling a necklace chain.
Wet, the tiny leaves (about 1/2 mm long) spread somewhat.
Capsules are about 2mm long.
David G. Smith
Information from the Delaware Flora Checklist
used with author's permission.