University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection
Catalog #: COLO-B-0044024
Secondary Catalog #: B-112511
Taxon: Polytrichastrum longisetum (Sw. ex Brid.) G.L. Sm.
Family: Polytrichaceae
Determiner: W. A. Weber (2007-08-13)
Collector: W. A. Weber; R. Wittmann & R. Tidball      
Date: 2002-06-01
Verbatim Date:2002-6-1
Locality: United States, Colorado, Clear Creek, Guanella Pass, at trail head to Mount Bierstadt; a very popular hiking trail to Bierstadt crosses the lower part by raised wooden foot paths; 11600 ft alt., 39° 35' 44" N 105° 42' 24" W
39.595556  -105.706667
Verbatim Coordinates: 39° 35' 44" N 105° 42' 24" W
Elevation: 3536 meters (11598ft)
Habitat: Willow fen in alpine-subalpine ecotone with large stands of Salix glauca at the head and enclosing numerous fen ponds, ending in a low saddle with two large ponds filled at the inlet with Carex aquatilis; on sides of sedge tussocks
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Record Id: 0b560c67-fce9-4f52-b318-a9368ed654eb
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0eeaa97a-cad4-4b39-8430-fccdc27a42e3
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