Occurrence record: UBCBryophytes:B30612

PreservedSpecimen of Sphagnum girgensohnii Russow, 1865 | Girgensohn's peat moss recorded on 1961-08-02


Data resource University of British Columbia Herbarium - Bryophytes Collection
Institution code Supplied institution code "ca.ubc"
Catalog number B30612
Occurrence ID EA1465D8-32FA-A64D-A4DC-B34E49401A06
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations mounted
Collector Viereck, L.A.
Supplied as "L.A. Viereck"
Record number 5249
License CC0
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:15106
Owner institution code University of British Columbia
Disposition in collection
Rightsholder University of British Columbia
Dataset name University of British Columbia Herbarium (UBC) - Bryophytes Collection
Language en
Accessrights http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ & http://www.canadensys.net/norms
Bibliographic citation Sphagnum girgensohnii Russ. (UBC B30612)
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID http://dataset.canadensys.net/ubc-bryophytes
Institution ID UBC Herbarium
Collection code UBCBryophytes
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1961-08-02
Supplied as year:1961  month:08  day:02 
Verbatim event date 1961 Aug 02


Scientific name Sphagnum girgensohnii Russow, 1865
Supplied scientific name "Sphagnum girgensohnii Russ."
Taxon rank species
Common name Girgensohn's peat moss
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Bryophyta
Class Sphagnopsida
Order Sphagnales
Family Sphagnaceae
Genus Sphagnum
Species Sphagnum girgensohnii
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
The supplied name was parsed into canonical form before a match was found.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship Russ.
Nomenclatural code ICBN


Country United States
State / Province Alaska
Locality upper valley of the swift fork of the east fork of the kuskokwim river (tonzona river on some maps)
Habitat north-facing mountain slope; snow-bed community
Latitude 62.7
Longitude -152.5
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "Unknown"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 5226.0
Georeference sources Verbatim from Collector/Sheet
Georeferenced by Crystal Kwong
Verbatim SRS Unknown
Georeferenced date 2018
Country code US
Verbatim elevation 1067.0
Supplied as 914-1067 m
Verbatim longitude 152° 30' W
Verbatim latitude 62° 40' N

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