Sphagnum affine

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Imbricate bogmoss
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Sphagnopsida
Subclass: Sphagnidae
Order: Sphagnales
Family: Sphagnaceae
Genus: Sphagnum
Species: S. affine
Binomial name
Sphagnum affine

Sphagnum affine, the imbricate bogmoss,[1] is a species of peat moss or sphagnum moss which is exploited to make commercial peat products. This moss has a yellowish coloring.


  1. ^ Edwards, Sean R. (2012). English Names for British Bryophytes. British Bryological Society Special Volume. 5 (4 ed.). Wootton, Northampton: British Bryological Society. ISBN 978-0-9561310-2-7. ISSN 0268-8034.