Moss Lesson 5 – Sphagnums in the Field
Jerry Jenkins, White Creek, N.Y.
Moss Lesson 5 introduces Sphagnum the dominant moss of northern wetlands. It describes a set of 29 Northern Forest Sphagnums, divides them into 11 groups for field identification, and introduces five common species of wooded wetlands. It then illustrates the 11 field groups and 29 basic species, group by group.