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Sphagnum capillifolium

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Kingdom  Plantae
Subclass  Sphagnidae
Family  Sphagnaceae
Scientific name  Sphagnum capillifolium
Rank  Species
Phylum  Bryophyta
Order  Sphagnales
Genus  Sphagnum
Higher classification  Peat moss
Sphagnum capillifolium Sphagnum capillifolium Biopix photoimage 73708
Similar  Peat moss, Moss, Sphagnum magellanicum, Sphagnum rubellum, Sphagnum fallax

Sphagnum capillifolium, the red bogmoss or small red peat moss, is a species of peat moss native to Canada, the northern United States, Greenland and Europe. Small red peat can be distinguished by its sweeping, outward-curving branches that resemble tresses.

Sphagnum capillifolium Sphagnum capillifolium Introduction to Bryophytes

Description

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Small red peat is a brownish-green to pinkish-red moss forming tight, carpet-like mounds. The leaves have no midrib and are tongue-shaped with a bluntly-pointed tip.

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Sphagnum capillifolium Bryophytes of Central and Northern Europe Sphagnum capillifolium

Sphagnum capillifolium Bryophytes of Central and Northern Europe Sphagnum capillifolium

References

Sphagnum capillifolium Wikipedia


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