Accepted By and Published In:
Andrus, R. E. & J. A. Janssens. 2003. Sphagnum alaskense, a new species from western North America. Bryologist 106: 435–438.
Crosby, M. R. & o. SINCE-63. 1999. Described and not synonymized SINCE-1963 but not further REVISED. In Checklist Mosses. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2007. Bryophytes: Mosses. Fl. N. Amer. 27: i–xxi, 1–713.