Sphagnum in group Acutifolia. Plant yellow-green with brownish-red tinge. Capitiulum mostly flat-topped, with inconspicuous terminal bud. Fassicles with 2-3 spreading and 1 pendant branch; Stem leaves 1-1.5 mm, slightly tapered at midway, then fimbricate at tip, septations 2-4 per hyaline cell. Branch leaf 1.5 - 2 mm, hyaline cells with pores along commisures.
collected from subalpine lake seep-drainage.
Bryophyte Flora of North America leads me to S. rubiginosum.
Lat: 47.69, Long: -121.42
Spotted on Jul 13, 2014
Submitted on Jul 18, 2014