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Published In: A Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States. Second Edition 611. 1856. (Manual (ed. 2)) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/17/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Montane Forest, Open montane
elevation: 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000
substrate: soil, leaf litter / humus
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Ecology: Premontane to montane and páramo; on wet boggy soil and along stream banks. Elevation: 850-3800 m (Venezuela: 850-1500 m, Colombia: 1800-3800 m, Ecuador: 2430-2830 m, Bolivia: 2625 m). Distribution: Eastern North America (Atlantic and Gulf region), tropical Andes, southeast Brazil. Sphagnum tenerum has also been recognized as a variety of S. capillifolium. Assigned to section Acutifolia.
Ecología: Premontano a montano y páramo; en suelo pantanoso húmedo y a lo largo de orillas de corrientes. Elevación: 850-3800 m (Venezuela: 850-1500 m, Colombia: 1800-3800 m, Ecuador: 2430-2830 m, Bolivia: ? m). Distribución: Este de Norteamérica (Atlántico y la región del Golfo), Andes Tropicales, sudeste de Brasil. Algunas veces reconocido como una variedad de Sphagnum capillifolium. Asignada a la sección Acutifolia.



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