University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection
Catalog #: COLO-B-0054591
Secondary Catalog #: B-81221
Taxon: Sphagnum obtusum Warnst.
Family: Sphagnaceae
Determiner: R.E. Andrus and D.H. Vitt (1982-07-17)
ID Remarks: Determiner assumed to be Collector; Date approximate
Collector: D. H. Vitt   200   
Date: 1982-08-17
Locality: United States, Minnesota, Clearwater, 7 miles west of Zerkel, Northwest of Lake Itasca State Park. Fomring lawns emergent from water at edge of kettle-hole lake. Co-Dominant with S. Contorium. Also present are S. teres, S. subsecundum, Carex Lasiocarpa, Typha latifolia, and Potentilla palustris. pH 6.5
47.310694  -95.531134 +-11248m.  WGS84
Elevation: 366 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1200ft
Habitat: Forming lawns emergent from water at edge of kettle-hole lake. Co-dominant with S. contortum. Also present are S. tees, S. subsecundrum Carex lasiocarpa, Typha latifolia, and Potentilla paustris
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Record Id: 406f0208-8dae-4e99-8395-b58126b75a6d
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3a07db97-bf39-4800-91ab-30e6ad3314e2
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