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Sphagnum carolinianum

Sphagnum carolinianum


Plant green to golden brown; messy appearance; capitulum flat or round; stems brown with superficial cortical cells in two rows around stem; stem leaves triangular-lingulate, pores with some parallel separations, fibrillose apically with some pores; branches with two spreading and two emergent pendant branches, cells on convex side of leaves with pores in rows along edges, chlorophyllous cells mostly not exposed or evenly exposed on both surfaces. Branch leaves about 2 mm long


Growing among Pallavicinia lyellii in fen along stream .

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Shamong Township, New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Jan 2, 2017
Submitted on Jan 2, 2017

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