Definition of Staghorn moss
1. Noun. A variety of club moss.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staghorn Moss
Literary usage of Staghorn moss
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1. Beyond the Mountain by Sarah Phelps Stokes Halkett (1917)
"The Creeping Pine (staghorn moss) A stag went bounding through the wood and met a noble pine. He said: " Your branches spread too much; they're not as nice ..."
2. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1882)
"... scale- like leaves, which sprawls over the ground and branches in a way that gives it some resemblance to a horn, whence it is called staghorn moss? ..."
3. Flora of Worcester County: A Catalogue of the Phaenogamous and Vascular by Joseph Jackson (1894)
"staghorn moss. Common. inundatum, L. Sandy shores. annotinum, L. Leicester. G. Coult. obscurum, L. Moist woods, common. clavatum, L. Common Club-Moss. ..."