Definition of Sphagnum. Meaning of Sphagnum. Synonyms of Sphagnum

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Definition of Sphagnum

Sphagnum
Sphagnum Sphag"num, n. [NL., fr/ Gr. ??? a kind of moss.] (Bot.) A genus of mosses having white leaves slightly tinged with red or green and found growing in marshy places; bog moss; peat moss.

Meaning of Sphagnum from wikipedia

- Sphagnum is a genus of approximately 380 accepted species of mosses, commonly known as "peat moss". Ac****ulations of Sphagnum can store water, since both...
- deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss. It is one of the four main types of wetlands. Other names for bogs...
- significance of mosses is as the main constituent of peat (mostly the genus Sphagnum), although they are also used for decorative purposes, such as in gardens...
- Sphagnum capillifolium, the red bogmoss or small red peat moss, is a species of peat moss native to Canada, the northern United States, Greenland and Europe...
- genus Sphagnum: Contents A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Sphagnum aciphyllum Müll. Hal. Sphagnum acutifolioides Warnst. Sphagnum acutirameum...
- Sphagnum fus****, the rusty bogmoss or rusty peat moss, is a peat moss found commonly in Norway and Sweden, and can be found scattered across North America...
- Sphagnum fimbriatum, the fringed bogmoss, is a slender Sphagnum moss. A typical Sphagnum, the fringed bog-moss is all green. The terminal bud on the capitula...
- Sphagnum squarrosum, commonly known as the spiky bog-moss or spreading-leaved bog moss is a species of moss which grows in nutrient-rich, damp soil. Typical...
- 5 ft], which is the average depth of the boreal [northern] peatlands". Sphagnum moss, also called peat moss, is one of the most common components in peat...
- Sphagnum fallax, the flat-topped bogmoss, is a moss species in the genus Sphagnum Edwards, Sean R. (2012). English Names for British Bryophytes. British...
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