University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection
Catalog #: COLO-B-0054621
Taxon: Sphagnum obtusum Warnst.
Family: Sphagnaceae
Collector: Dale H. Vitt; D. G. Horton, N. Maimer, and N. Salazar      
Date: 1982-05-24
Verbatim Date:May 24, 1982
Locality: Canada, Alberta, ABOUT 37 MILES NORTHEAST OF FORT MCMURRAY: 4 miles north of Muskeg Mountain, North of the Clearwater River
57.183333  -110.85
Verbatim Coordinates: 57°11'N, 110°51'W
Habitat: Ombrotrophic to extremely poor fen with highly patterned relief. Sphagnum jensenii, S. angustifolium and S. fuscum dominants; Carex oligosperma. Eriophorum angustifolium, Chamaedaphnae calyculata, Kalmia polifolia, and Andromedia polifolia abundant. Surrounding area of Pinus banksiana, Picea mariana and Populus trernuloides
Specimen Images
Record Id: 387821f3-c624-41f5-b38f-5b96fa98d0c2
Occurrence ID (GUID): fcad3bf3-84eb-4e2a-9fbd-c6cf5cf3e0ab
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: J Ryan Allen (
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