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Sphagnum teres


Plant green-brown; capitulum with pronounced bud 5 stellate. Stem leaves 1.0-1.5 mm, oblong, apex entire or errose, hyaline cells non-septate, no pores; Branch leaf 1.2 mm. ovate to a tapered tip, green cells mostly exposed on convex surface, hyaline cells small with large pores appearing in chain-like rows.


Growing in a poor Fen. Forming floating mats. Full sun exposure. Associated with S. teres, and S. subsecundum.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2014
Submitted on May 2, 2014

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