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Sphagnum girgensohnii

Sphagnum girgensohnii


Plant Green to ochre or golden. Capitulum more or less flat, stellate; 2-3 pendant branches with 2 spreading at 90 degree angles from the stem. Stem rigid and snaps cleanly when broken; stem leaves slightly tapered at middle then widening towards the tip; tip fabricate or notched.


North Side of Mt. Baring in an old growth forest. Growing in large extensive mats extending from creek-side trail uphill.

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1 Comment

doreen.chambers.14 9 years ago

Very pretty.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 6, 2014
Submitted on Apr 20, 2014

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