University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection
Catalog #: COLO-B-0053481
Secondary Catalog #: B-81219
Taxon: Sphagnum contortum Schultz
Family: Sphagnaceae
Determiner: k. F. Schultz (s.d.)
Collector: D. H. Vitt   s.n.   
Date: 1982-08-04
Verbatim Date:4/VIII/1982
Locality: United States, Minnesota, Beltrami, Red Lake Peatland, about 7.25 mi by air West of Hw 72, North of Waskish.
48.283333  -94.7
Verbatim Coordinates: 48°17'N, 94°42'W
Georeference Remarks: coordinates verbatim
Elevation: 364 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1193 ft
Habitat: submerged in minerotrophic water track, near head of ombrotrophic ovoid island
Associated Species: Scorpidium scorpioides, Rhynchospora alba, Carex lasiocarpa, C. paupericula, Scheuchzeria palustris
Occurrence Remarks: pH=6.5, Ca2+=14 ppm; occurring with Scorpidium scorpioides, Rhynchospora alba, Carex lasiocarpa C. paupericula and Scheuchzeria palustris
Specimen Images
Record Id: 64efa8e5-4be4-4694-b5b0-e53eb4f4658c
Occurrence ID (GUID): a8bda3aa-8baf-43f0-8154-77716e9f2be1
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: J Ryan Allen (
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