Data about <i>Sphagnum arcticum</i>

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Data about <i>Sphagnum arcticum</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail North America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Europe - Norway Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - Canada - Quebec Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - Canada - Yukon Territory Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Alaska Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Sphagnum arcticum</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.
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.


Data about <i>Sphagnum arcticum</i>
Additional detail non-marine IRMNG  
Additional detail hammock
  • Hammock
    A patch of ground, distinct from and slightly above the surrounding plain or wetland. Often occurs in groups.
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tundra
  • Tundra
    Treeless, level, or gently rolling plains characteristic of arctic or subarctic regions, having a permanently frozen subsoil, and usually supporting low growing vegetation such as lichens, mosses, and stunted shrubs.
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.
Environments - EOL project  


Data about <i>Sphagnum arcticum</i>
Extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG  


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