University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection
Catalog #: COLO-B-0054458
Secondary Catalog #: B-87398
Taxon: Sphagnum majus (Russow) C.E.O. Jensen
Family: Sphagnaceae
Determiner: D.H. Vitt (1984-07-02)
ID Remarks: Determiner assumed to be Collector; Date approximate
Collector: Dale H Vitt   31462   
Date: 1984-07-02
Locality: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, South end of Avalon Peninsula. St. Shotts, 2.0 km west of junction of St. Shotts Road on Hwy 10
46.716667  -53.5
Verbatim Coordinates: 46° 43' N 53° 30' W
Habitat: Extensive blanket bog on shallow peat. with peat erosion channels and small stream eroded to acidic glacial till. Dominant plants include Sphagnum imbricatum. S. flavocomans. S. rubellum. Rhacomitrium lanuginosum. Cares exilis. C. oligosperma. Junipersu communis. Empetrum nigrum. Vaccinium vitis-idaea. Cladonia boryi. Cetraria nivalis. and Claodnia uncialis. fontinalis in streams
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Record Id: 79a26c60-27d7-4ba6-b42b-4a9a50d03be6
Occurrence ID (GUID): d334fbda-712a-401d-9fc6-d2dae9e2d9a2
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