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Family: Sphagnaceae

Group: Bryophyte, Species

Scientific NameCommon NameSummary
Sphagnum alaskense
Sphagnum andersonianum
Sphagnum angustifolium
Sphagnum aongstroemii
Sphagnum austinii
Sphagnum balticum
Sphagnum bartlettianum
Sphagnum brevifolium
Sphagnum capillifolium
Sphagnum centraleBFNA indicates this species does not occur in Alaska. Possibly collections are in fact Sphagnum alaskense?
Sphagnum compactumAndrus says Fairly Common in Southeast Alaska.
Sphagnum divinumFormerly S. magellanicum https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03736687.2018.1474424?scroll=top&needAccess=true&journalCode=yjbr20
Sphagnum fimbriatum
Sphagnum fuscum
Sphagnum girgensohnii
Sphagnum henryense
Sphagnum inexspectatum
Sphagnum inundatum
Sphagnum lenense
Sphagnum lindbergii
Sphagnum mendocinum
Sphagnum obtusum
Sphagnum pacificum
Sphagnum palustreStatus of this species is unclear. Included in Worley as occuring in the Sitka area, but BFNA Account for Sphagnum palustre does not have it occuring in Alaska.
Sphagnum papillosum
Sphagnum platyphyllum
Sphagnum pseudopapillosum
Sphagnum quinquefarium
Sphagnum riparium
Sphagnum rubellum
Sphagnum rubiginosum
Sphagnum russowii
Sphagnum sitchenseType specimen was collected on Harbor Mountain
Sphagnum sjorsianumAndrus says this recently described species is uncommon and known from only Juneau and Ketchikan so far.
Sphagnum squarrosum
Sphagnum subfulvumAndrus indicates this species is scattered and rare in Southeast Alaska.
Sphagnum subnitens
Sphagnum subsecundumAndrus says: "per Jon Shaw, a different species separate from subsecundum in Eastern NA but call it this for now. maybe common"
Sphagnum tenellum
Sphagnum teres
Sphagnum tongassense
Sphagnum warnstorfii
Sphagnum wilfii