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Cryptogams

Fungi, Mosses, Lichens, Ferns, Algae


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Reindeer Moss (Cladina rangifera)Reindeer Moss (Cladina rangifera)
Although it is commonly called a moss, this is actually a lichen. The "reindeer" part of its common name comes from the fact that it makes up a significant part of the reindeer's diet during the months other food plants are buried under snow.

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