Monday, 23 November 2015

Useful Plants - Sphagnum Moss

source: Plants with a Purpose - Richard Mabey

Sphagnum Moss

Uses: Bedding, Wound Dressing

naturally resistant to decay 
the chief component of blanket bogs.
lives sodden with water for much of its life
may have developed its own bactericide to stave off mouldiness.

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