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Prairie Sphagnum Moss

Sphagnum palustre L. 1753

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

  • 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