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Spread-Leaved Peat Moss

Sphagnum squarrosum


Whitish- to yellowish-green, bristly.


Rain Forest


Indigenous people of the Northwest coast have preferred Sphagnum over other mosses for bedding, menstrual pads, wound dressings and baby diapers.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Jun 12, 2012
Submitted on Jul 5, 2012

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