This family are generally large, upright, and have long narrow leaves with sharp points. They also have sexes on separate plants. The females bear the capsules, and the males have a "rosette" at the stem tip with the antheridia in it.
Found on damp clay banks.
An attractive moss with its pink calyptrae.
|Male Pogonatum plants showing the "rosettes" bearing the male antheridia.|
Usually found in more open areas - sides of tracks, clay banks etc.
This photo shows both male and female plants.