University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection
Catalog #: COLO-B-0055700
Secondary Catalog #: B-112462
Taxon: Sphagnum russowii Warnst.
Family: Sphagnaceae
Collector: W. A. Weber; R. Wittmann and R. Tidball   s.n.   
Date: 2002-06-01
Locality: United States, Colorado, Grand, Summit of Berthoud Pass, just north of the anchor of the chair lift; 3450 msm
Elevation: 3450 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3450 msm
Habitat: Small fen with a few small rivulets; lower two thirds dominated by Sphagnum and Carex.
Occurrence Remarks: Plants densely packed, with distinctly dark red-brown tops, on raised relatively dry tussocks (looking somewhat like S. fuscum, but stems pale); stem leaves acute, with merely a resorption notch; branch leaves with large pores, not minute nor ringed near the leaf apices.
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Record Id: 88484402-2d5c-4cd5-a3ed-2e8d982a3ccb
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6f27ef70-a343-4802-b555-78247198b8a5
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