Crome Sphagnum

Sphagnum squarrosum

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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 habitats include woodland, the banks of streams and ditches; it can even be found at high altitude in damp cirques. The species often grows near sedges (Carex), rushes (Juncus) or purple moor grass (Molinia caerulea).

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  1. (c) Dr. Sean Haughian, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/10206747
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphagnum_squarrosum

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