Magellan's Peatmoss

Sphagnum magellanicum

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Sphagnum magellanicum, commonly called Magellanic bogmoss, Magellan's sphagnum, Magellan's peatmoss or midway peat moss, is a widespread species of moss found in wet places throughout boreal forests of North America, South America and Eurasia. It has a distinctive reddish-purple color which usually makes it easy to recognize.

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  1. (c) Robert W. Harding, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/12302721
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphagnum_magellanicum

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