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Sphagnum

(Sphagnum fimbriatum)

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Description

A typical-Sphagnum, the fringed bog-moss is all green. The-terminal bud-on the-capitula-is easy to see, and the branches are very narrow and long. The stem leaves are very useful for identification as they are wider than they are long and they form a strong collar around the stem. The capsules are brown and look like tiny olives when viewed from above

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Bryophyta
Class: Sphagnopsida
Order:Sphagnales
Family:Sphagnaceae
Genus:Sphagnum
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