Mosses and Liverworts

Mosses of Crater Lake National Park

It’s huge, it’s deep in the waters of Crater Lake, it’s older than Methuselah — and it’s alive.


It’s a huge colony of moss that has lived quietly in the depths of the clearest lake in the United States since somewhere between 4,000 and 7,700 years ago after Mount Mazama blew its top and created the hole that Crater Lake would fill. [Unraveling secret of Crater Lake’s Deep Moss]

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