University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection
Catalog #: COLO-B-0055990
Secondary Catalog #: B-97695
Taxon: Sphagnum squarrosum Crome
Family: Sphagnaceae
Determiner: D.H. Vitt (1988-07-05)
ID Remarks: Determiner assumed to be Collector; Date approximate
Collector: Dale H Vitt; B.J. Nicholson   34603   
Date: 1988-07-05
Locality: Canada, Alberta, 17.6 mi E of Valleyview with access from Hwy. 669, just N of Sweathouse Creek, E of Little Smoky River
55.05  -117
Elevation: 685 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 685 m
Habitat: Ombrotrophic bog plateau densely forested with Picea mariana; dominant plants: Ledum groenlandicum, Carex trisperma, Eriophorum vaginatum, Sphagnum fuscum, S. magellanicum, S. angustifolium and Cladina mitis; pH=3.6; bog drains with Carex paupercula, C. aquatilis and C. disperma
Associated Species: Calliergon stramineum
Specimen Images
Record Id: bae36e0a-4ca6-4569-a8a0-70de2bc67d7f
Occurrence ID (GUID): 540bf90e-a724-4f25-8b9d-b98889783d64
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