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Bryum Moss (Bryum uliginosum)


Morphology/Physiology Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid Bloat Low C:N Ratio Low Coppice Potential No Fall Conspicuous No Fire Resistant Yes Flower Color Yellow Flower Conspicuous No Foliage Color Green Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter Porous Foliage Texture Fine Fruit/Seed Color Brown Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No Growth Form Stoloniferous Growth Rate Rapid Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) Height, Mature (feet) 1.4 Known Allelopath Yes Leaf Retention No Lifespan Long Low Growing Grass Yes Nitrogen Fixation None Resprout Ability No Shape and Orientation Prostrate Toxicity None Growth Requirements Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes Anaerobic Tolerance High CaCO3 Tolerance Medium Cold Stratification Required No Drought Tolerance Medium Fertility Requirement High Fire Tolerance High Frost Free Days, Minimum 160 Hedge Tolerance None Moisture Use High pH, Minimum 5.0 pH, Maximum 8.0 Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 125000 Precipitation, Minimum 32 Precipitation, Maximum 100 Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 14 Salinity Tolerance High Shade Tolerance Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (-F) -8 Reproduction Bloom Period Mid Spring Commercial Availability Routinely Available Fruit/Seed Abundance Low Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer Fruit/Seed Period End Summer Fruit/Seed Persistence No Propagated by Bare Root No Propagated by Bulb No Propagated by Container No Propagated by Corm No Propagated by Cuttings No Propagated by Seed Yes Propagated by Sod No Propagated by Sprigs Yes Propagated by Tubers No Seed per Pound 2071120 Seed Spread Rate Slow Seedling Vigor Low Small Grain No Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid Suitability/Use Berry/Nut/Seed Product No Christmas Tree Product No Fodder Product Yes Fuelwood Product Lumber Product No Naval Store Product No Nursery Stock Product No Palatable Browse Animal Medium Palatable Graze Animal High Palatable Human No Post Product No Protein Potential Medium Pulpwood Product No Veneer Product No

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum: Bryophyta

        • Class: Bryopsida

          • Order: Bryales

            • Family: Bryaceae

              • Genus: Bryum