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Sphagnum species in northwestern Ontario

R. A. Sims

Sphagnum species in northwestern Ontario

a field guide to their identification

by R. A. Sims

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Published by Great Lakes Forestry Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peat mosses -- Ontario, Northern -- Identification.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.A. Sims and K.A. Baldwin.
    SeriesNODA/NFP technical report -- TR-30, NWST technical report -- TR-101
    ContributionsBaldwin, K. A., Great Lakes Forestry Centre.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19823540M
    ISBN 100662251253

    Caps hummocks in older or drier open bogs, forms extensive ground cover in black spruce bogs, or on isolated hummocks in fens; most common peat moss across Northwestern Ontario's boreal region; circumpolar. Notes. Rust peat moss could be confused with unusually dark forms of . The ground cover on both hummocks and hollows is Sphagnum moss (S. capillifolium, S. fuscum, S. magellanicum). Biomass for the major species was measured in Total above-ground and below-ground biomass for the vascular species averaged š g m 2 and š gm 2 respectively and Sphagnum capitula biomass was š 30gm 2 (Moore et.

      Different species of Sphagnum dominate different parts of the chemical and topographic gradients in bogs while different brown moss species dominate parts of comparable gradients in rich fens. Ontario, Canada The vegetation and water chemistry of four oligolrophic basin mires in northwestern by: Species at Risk Act, threateneD Threatened species live in the wild in Ontario, are not endangered, but are likely to become endangered if steps are not taken to address factors threatening them. Generally, these species and their habitats are protected under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus).

      Yellow-foots and trumpets can bloom as early as July, but tend to be a late species in Northwestern Ontario, typically blooming in the fall. In forager circles, they’re sometimes referred to as winter chanterelles. Drombolis was first inspired by mushrooms as a student at . There are between and species of the genus Sphagnum Sphagna are most abundant where acidic, solute-poor water prevails, typically on peat bogs, where each species occupies a habitat range determined largely by the depth of the water table and nutrient availability 7, For example, S. cuspidatum is most commonly found in permanently waterlogged (water table at the surface) pools Cited by:


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Sphagnum species in northwestern Ontario. Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.: Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Great Lakes Forestry Centre ; Thunder Bay, Ont.: Northwestern Region Science and Technology Unit, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication.

The Canadian Forest Service promotes the sustainable development of Canada's forests and the competitiveness of the Canadian forest sector Sphagnum species in Northwestern Ontario: a field guide to their identification.

Habitat: Grows on moss, humus, decaying logs, and occasionally rocks, typically in forested areas. It is common and widespread in the boreal forest to the Arctic across Northwestern Ontario.

Radiocarbon‐dating and analyses of fossil testate amoebae (Protozoa) have established changes in soil moisture conditions on the developing surface of a Sphagnum ‐dominated peatland near Emo in northwestern Ontario. The distribution and composition of modern testate amoebae communities were studied from peatlands in the region of Ontario and Minnesota as a guide to interpreting fossil Cited by: The vegetation and water chemistry of four oligotrophy basin mires in northwestern Ontario of Sphagnum species are generally similar to or higher than those of brown mosses.

Experimental. Invasive species While you’re considering the growing conditions of your area, keep an eye out for some of the invasive species that are common in Northwestern Ontario and the Great Lakes region. Garlic mustard, Himalayan Balsam, Japanese Knotweed and lawn weeds like Dandelions are all too common in many areas.

TheFile Size: 3MB. Ontario Mammals; Offline access enabled Print book Complete guide including all photos and descriptions, spanning multiple pages. Split page, species info on the left, room for notes on the right.

Species info will be truncated to fit on the page. Taxa to include. All taxa in. A poor fen ( ha) in northwestern Ontario was experimentally acidified with HNO 3 and H 2 SO 4 to study the effects of acid precipitation on the dominant Sphagnum species and on the chemistry of the surface waters and pore waters.

The nitrate concentration in the surface waters of the fen increased from Cited by: studies to larger lakes in northwestern Ontario, including Lakes Nipigon and Superior. The forests of most catchments at the ELA are domi- nated by jackpine (Pinus banksiana) and black spruce (Picea mariana).

When our observations began, the last major fire in the area had occurred more than yrCited by: The effects of triclopyr and glyphosate on common bryophytes and lichens in Northwestern Ontario.

Sphagnum species are amongst the most sensitive to atmospheric pollution, with sulphur dioxide. Northwestern Ontario is inhabitated by 13 amphibian species (8 frogs, 1 toad, 5 salamanders) and 4 reptiles (2 snakes, 2 turtles).

The cold climate of the region presents formidable challenges for ectothermic (cold-blooded) organisms and most species reach their. The most common Sphagnum species encountered was Sphagnum magellanicum von Bridel, with lesser amounts of Sphagnum capillifolium (Breutel) Steudel,Sphagnum fuscum Klinggräff, and Sphagnum angustifolium Jensen, This is a list of the mammal species recorded in are approximately mammal species native to large territorial size and variety of ecosystems, ranging from oceanic coasts, to mountains to plains to urban housing, mean that Canada can harbour a great variety of species, including nearly half of the known most well represented order is that of the rodents.

Northwestern Ontario Forest: Common Brophyte & Lichen Species. Table of Contents. Sphagnum species in Northwestern Ontario: a Field Guide to their Identification.

Northern Ontario Development Agreements Northern Forestry Program, Technical Report TR Great Lakes Forestry Center, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Taylor, T. Eriophorum virginicum (Cyperaceae) in British Columbia.

BEN (Botanical Electronic News) No. Sphagniana sphagnorum, the bog katydid, is the only species in the family Tettigoniidae (order Orthoptera) endemic to Canada. It frequents black-spruce sphagnum bogs across the Canadian northwest from Ontario to the Yukon.

The two-part song of the males is remarkable among acoustic insects for alternating between two sound spectra: high audio sound frequencies are changed for Family: Tettigoniidae.

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) first launched the Fish ON-Line tool in Anglers no longer need to find an in-the-know local fisherman or resort owner to gather information about the various fishing lakes in Northwest provides a lot of information that used to be hard to g: Sphagnum.

Wild Orchids of Northern Ontario. Orchids. The mere name conjures images of large, delicate and exquisite flowers found in equatorial jungles.

Around the world, there are over 1, genera and approximat to 30, species of orchids, mostly found in the tropics where they are parasitic and grow on other plants. Mosses, Liverworts and Hornworts – A Field Guide to Common Bryophytes of the Northeast () by Ralph Pope is a well thought out publication.

There is a small colour photograph provided for each species, often supplemented by photographs or line drawings of their sporophytes/5(25).

Trees of Ontario: Including Tall Shrubs: Kershaw, Linda, Kershaw, Linda, Sheldon, Ian: Books - Flip to back Flip to front. Listen Playing Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn more/5(32).

Northwestern Ontario Wildlife Viewing Guide Introduction There are many opportunities to observe wildlife in their natural habitat in north-western Ontario. At any time of the year, a variety of different animal species can be sighted. Depending on what animal species you wish to see, there are some times and locations that are better than Size: 2MB.Eighty-four species of Chironomidae were collected, using emergence traps, from three poor fens located in the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) of northwestern Ontario.

Of these, 37 were considered to be true peatland fauna. The majority (23) of the peatland species are new North American or Canadian records and, of these, 10 are previously undescribed.Most of the more than species of wetland plants described in this book grow in wetlands across eastern North America, and the ranges of many extend west to British Columbia and Alaska.

WETLAND PLANTS OF ONTARIO includes edible plants, native uses of plants, a colour photo guide to flowers, ovber colour photographs and line by: