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Sphagnum papillosum

Moss

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Features

  • Height0.15m to 0.25m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Leaf ColourGreen, green-yellow, brownish

Description

Sphagnum papillosum (Moss). This is a hummock forming moss. It has a robust habit with blunt tipped shoots and hooded branch leaves. It is brownish in colour and will reach a height of 25cm. The branches are obtuse and marked, and the stem leaf broadens slightly in its upper half. The lateral walls of the hyaline cell are rough with tiny papillae.

Characteristics

Moss

Interest and use

Peat former, bog builder

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • WaterSemi-moist, Dry or Moist

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