University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection
Catalog #: COLO-B-0054585
Secondary Catalog #: B-118329
Taxon: Sphagnum obtusum Warnst.
Family: Sphagnaceae
Determiner: Richard E. Andrus
Collector: Lemly; Chimner and Cooper   1537   
Date: 2006-06-27
Locality: United States, Colorado, Ouray, Ironton Park, below Red Mountain Pass; 9650 ft alt., 13S 265553E 4203692N
37.950594  -107.668294  NAD83
Verbatim Coordinates: 13S 265553E 4203692N
Elevation: 2941 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 9650 ft
Habitat: On the edge of pools in iron fen at bottom of gulch. Site dominated by Betula glandulosa, Carex aquatilis, and Carex utriculata over Sphagnum moss. Dense liverwort mats near acid pools. Groundwater pH of 4.09.
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Record Id: b60ee115-6a37-4956-983b-5d88c753a75a
Occurrence ID (GUID): dead87b1-f1b8-4993-b855-97eaf28da15b
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