University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection
Catalog #: COLO-B-0054579
Secondary Catalog #: B-118328
Taxon: Sphagnum obtusum Warnst.
Family: Sphagnaceae
Determiner: Richard E. Andrus
Collector: Lemly; Chimner and Cooper   2281   
Date: 2007-07-19
Locality: United States, Colorado, San Juan, Mineral Creek, NW of Silverton; 10150 ft alt., 13S 260162E 4193377N
37.856323  -107.726156  NAD83
Verbatim Coordinates: 13S 260162E 4193377N
Elevation: 3094 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 10150 ft
Habitat: In pools in small iron fen on bench above Mineral Creek. Site largely open and dominated by Carex aquatilis and Sphagnum spp. A few small pools with white deposits on the edge. Groundwater pH of 4.46.
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Record Id: 96c720b2-7604-4547-8a3d-643f3239c913
Occurrence ID (GUID): 35f861a7-35b7-4fc9-a3a6-f79cb5a5eddc
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