University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection
Catalog #: COLO-B-0044059
Secondary Catalog #: B-116814
Taxon: Polytrichastrum longisetum (Sw. ex Brid.) G.L. Sm.
Family: Polytrichaceae
Determiner: W. A. Weber
Collector: Lemly; Chimner and Cooper   2272   
Date: 2007-07-18
Locality: United States, Colorado, San Juan, Chattanooga Iron Fen along Mineral Creek, 10 km NW of Silverton; 10220 ft alt., 13S 260245E 4194426N
37.865789  -107.725562  NAD83
Verbatim Coordinates: 13S 260245E 4194426N
Elevation: 3115 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 10220 ft
Habitat: At base of trees in sloping iron fen dominated by Betula glandulosa, Carex aquatilis, and Sphagnum spp. Groundwater pH of 3.44.
Occurrence Remarks: Fen form with unistratose lamina much wider than the cluster of lamellae (Polytrichum gracile var. anomalum of authors)
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Record Id: 080b05f0-2e27-410e-a376-f8147f6a6781
Occurrence ID (GUID): 9a81a771-fdd0-4bc9-8f0f-6e90cbbf70c7
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