moss - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by barbarak86
September 26, 2009
a bluish purple plant that opens in the day & closes at night

Answer from NGA
September 26, 2009


I am not aware of a moss that is bluish-purple and folds up at night but there is a plant called Anacyclus depressus (Gnome's Hat) that grows only an inch or two high. The gray-green leaves are ferny. The flowers are white on top, with red undersides that show when the petals fold up at night or on a cloudy day.

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