Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Genus
NatureServe resource Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
BioImages resource
Botany resource Genus
CalPhotos
  • Sphagnum
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Sphagnum
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
Environments
Global Biotic Interactions
  • Sphagnum
Herbarium Specimen Images (E) Genus
IUCN Red List Genus
IUCN Red List
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Genus
BioLib.cz Import Genus
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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Genus
AskNature
NatureServe resource Species
One-time import of archived NBII images Genus
One-time import of archived NBII images Species
Monthly ARKive text import Genus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Genus
Tropicos resource
Tropicos resource Genus
Tropicos resource Genus
USDA PLANTS Structured Data
  • Sphagnum
USDA Plants
USDA Plants Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia
eFloras Genus
iNaturalist Images Genus

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