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prairie sphagnum
Sphagnum palustre
Sphagnum palustre
prairie sphagnum peatmoss
Sphagnum palustre Sphagnaceae
common names
  prairie sphagnum
  blunt-leaved bogmoss
accepted scientific name
  Sphagnum palustre L.
rules for finding collection records
  Sphagnum palustre (42)
  Sphagnum cymbifolium (0)
family name
  • Sphagnaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Bernd Haynold
Image License: CC BY-SA
Image Source
Category: Moss-like Plants
Moss Category: Peatmoss
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Sphagnum palustre   L.   (TSN: 15692, Index: 818)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names