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Sphagnum subsecundum Nees ex Sturm 1819

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Sphagnum subsecundum (Sphagnum) is a species of woody mosses in the family Sphagnaceae. It is native to North America, North America, Distrito Federal, Espirito Santo, Cerrado, Amazônia, Rio Grande do Sul, São Paulo, Mata Atlântica, Rio de Janeiro, Tocantins, Goiás, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Rondônia, Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Mato Grosso. It is a photoautotroph.

  • 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 sphagnum. View this species on GBIF