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(Science: botany) A genus of mosses having white leaves slightly tinged with red or green and found growing in marshy places; bog moss; peat moss.

Origin: NL, fr/ Gr. A kind of moss.

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Venus Fly Trap

I've had Dionaea muscipula for some time... As well as some other carnivorous species. I kept it in a pot, had to order sphagnum soil but it was worth it. It was a real pain keeping my carnivorous plants alive as the climate here is not very welcoming for most of them, so I had to ...

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by Vaucheria
Thu Jul 07, 2011 3:12 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Venus Fly Trap
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Practical Exam Help required!

... fern (Pteridium aquilinum), sedges (Carex spp.), hairgrass (Deschampsia flexuosa), moor-grass (Molinia spp.), reindeer lichens (Cladonia spp.), Sphagnum spp., fire moss (Ceratodon purpureus), Polytrichum spp., mountain fern moss (Hylocomium splendens), and feathermoss (Pleurozium schreberi). ...

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by b_d_41501
Mon Apr 25, 2005 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Practical Exam Help required!
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