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Sphagnum: a field guide 1992

Terrestrial JNCC Publications 1 87370 114 4 Guidance Lower plants NVC Plants Species

Abstract

Species of Sphagnum have a reputation among non-bryologists of being difficult to identify, yet the genus as a whole is of unparalleled importance among bryophyte genera in defining communities, and is extensively used in the National Vegetation Classification.

Keys illustrated by line drawings to aid the non-specialist in identifying species in this critical moss genus which is used extensively in the National Vegetation Classification. The key is a revision by Hodgetts and Payne (1992), of an earlier key by Hill (1976), and is designed to be used by non-specialists to determine species of Sphagnum in the field.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 1992··

Citation
Hill, M.O. 1992. Sphagnum: a field guide. JNCC, Peterborough, ISBN 1-873701-14-4.

Lineage
This field guide is designed to be used by non-specialists to determine species of Sphagnum in the field.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2021·11·01

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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