fountain moss

noun

Definition of fountain moss

1 : a moss of the genus Fontinalis (especially F. antipyretica)
2 : a highly variable North American moss (Philonotis fontana) that grows about springs and seeps and often forms dense thick mats

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“Fountain moss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fountain%20moss. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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