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class bryopsida

Maidenhair moss

Maidenhair moss is a moss (Fissidens adianthoides Hedw.), in the family Fissidentaceae and class Bryopsida.

The Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island used Maidenhair Moss to bandage wounds. It was so named by Anglo-Saxons because of its resemblance to pubic hair.

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