Crome Sphagnum Moss – 4/26/24

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 4/26/24

Observation Time: 10:15 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary (boardwalk)

Common Name: Crome Sphagnum Moss

Scientific Name: Sphagnum squarrosum

Comment: This is our largest Sphagnum and one you’re not likely to confuse with much else. It is widespread in Europe, from the high Arctic to the deciduous forest zone, and it’s also found in Northern Asia and N America, including continental interiors.

More Information: British Bryological Society