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Prairie Sphagnum Moss

Sphagnum palustre L. 1753


Sphagnum palustre (Prairie Sphagnum Moss) is a species of woody plants in the family Sphagnaceae. They are native to Amazônia, Santa Catarina, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Amapá, Pantanal, RondôNia, Cerrado, North America, ParaíBa, Mata Atlântica, SãO Paulo, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Pará, Rio De Janeiro, Pampa, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Roraima, GoiáS, Rio Grande Do Sul, Sergipe, Ceará, and Paraná.

  • URI: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q757163
  • Definition: a plant that produces wood as its structural tissue. Wood is a structural cellular adaptation that allows woody plants to grow from above ground stems year after year, thus making some woody plants the largest and tallest terrestrial plants. Wood is usually primarily composed of xylem cells with cell walls made of cellulose and lignin
  • Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woody_plant
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Prairie sphagnum moss. View this species on GBIF