What Is Bryum Moss?
Bryum moss is scientifically described as “Bryum Caespiticium”. This moss is of the genus “Bryum” and the family “Bryacaea”. It is a small plant of 10 mm in height, slightly glossy and can vary from brilliant emerald green when it is damp to brown when it is dried out. Bryum Caespiticium moss has small stems and is subflorally branched.
This moss has oblong-acuminate leaves with a brown/reddish base and a caespitose base. It can tolerate direct sunlight and foot traffic. In the wild, the Bryum Caespiticium is often found at high elevations in mountainous regions. It is distributed worldwide due to human cultivation and can be found in North and South America, Asia, Africa, and Europe.