Data about <i>Sphagnum cuspidatum</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Sphagnum cuspidatum</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail North America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Sphagnum cuspidatum</i>
  • Plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PlantHabit
Plant growth habit
Additional detail nonvascular
  • Nonvascular
    Nonvascular, terrestrial green plant, including mosses, hornworts, and liverworts. Always herbaceous, often attached to solid objects such as rocks or living or dead wood rather than soil.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nonvascular
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Ecology

Data about <i>Sphagnum cuspidatum</i>
Habitat
Additional detail forest
  • Forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail forest biome
  • Forest biome
    A forest biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, densely packed vegetation which strongly limits light penetration to the forest floor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000174
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail hammock
  • Hammock
    A patch of ground, distinct from and slightly above the surrounding plain or wetland. Often occurs in groups.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000516
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail humus
  • Humus
    Organic matter in soil which has reached a point of stability, where it will break down no further and might, if conditions do not change, remain essentially as it is for centuries, or millennia.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000000
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail wetland
  • Wetland
    An area that is inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000043
Environments - EOL project  

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