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Sphagnum fuscum (sphagnum)

Wikipedia Abstract

Sphagnum fuscum, the rusty bogmoss or rusty peat moss, is a peat moss found commonly in Norway and Sweden, and can be found scattered across North America, the United Kingdom, and in southern to eastern Europe.
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Light Preference [1]  Full Sun
Soil Acidity [1]  Very Acid
Soil Moisture [1]  Moist
Structure [2]  Moss

Protected Areas



Branta hutchinsii (Cackling Goose)[3]
Myodes rutilus (northern red-backed vole)[4]
Alaskozetes antarcticus (Mite)[3]
Bourletiella hortensis (garden springtail)[3]


Shelter for 
Alaskozetes antarcticus (Mite)[3]
Bourletiella hortensis (garden springtail)[3]


External References

USDA Plant Profile



Attributes / relations provided by
1Ellenberg, H., Weber, H.E., Dull, R., Wirth, V., Werner, W., Paulissen, D. (1991) Zeigerwerte von Pflanzen in Mitteleuropa. Scripta Geobotanica 18, 1–248
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3Making The Forest And Tundra Wildlife Connection
4Exploring the Denali Food Web, ParkWise, National Park Service
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