bog moss


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bog moss

[′bäg ‚mȯs]
(ecology)
Moss of the genus Sphagnum occurring as the characteristic vegetation of bogs.
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While the increase in length of the Tamarack Bog moss was not significantly different in the Singer Lake and Mentor Marsh water sources, the Tamarack Bog moss actually performed the worst (of any moss/water combination) in water from its home source (Tamarack Bog).
EVELYN LOBLEY (1902-1977), BRYOLOGIST Evelyn Lobley, who lived in Hexham, was a self-taught expert in identifying bog mosses or sphagnum.
Evelyn Lobley, who lived in Hexham in Northumberland, was a self-taught expert in identifying bog mosses or sphagnum.
It can be as simple as planting bog mosses in those upland areas, making the ground more absorbent and giving homes more time to prepare against the floods.
The latest thinking by RSPB and NRW is that these dried-out bogs have become less diverse, over-dominated by heather at the expense of open patches of bog mosses.