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Sphagnum russowii

Sphagnum russowii

Description:

Plant green- rosey brown. Capitulum stellate, terminal bud inconspicuous; Fascicles in groups of three: 2 spreading, 1 pendant; Stem deep purple-brown, cortical cells porose; stem leaves lingulate with apical notch/teeth, 1.5-2mm; Branch leaves with chlorophyllous cells exposed on inner leaf surface, hyaline cells many-pored.

Habitat:

Subalpine fen. The headwaters to Eagle Creek. Growing immediate to a mote. Associated species: S. squarrose.


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Maria dB
Maria dB 4 years ago

Very cool spotting with the plant and then going down to the microscope shots!

Washington, USA

Lat: 47.79, Long: -121.41

Spotted on Aug 3, 2014
Submitted on Aug 9, 2014

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