bog moss


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Related to bog moss: peat bog, sphagnum moss

bog moss

n
(Plants) another name for peat moss
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Noun1.bog moss - any of various pale or ashy mosses of the genus Sphagnum whose decomposed remains form peatbog moss - any of various pale or ashy mosses of the genus Sphagnum whose decomposed remains form peat
moss - tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants
genus Sphagnum - a large genus constituting the order Sphagnales: atypical mosses of temperate bogs with leaves that can hold much water
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tufts of wet rock and bog moss, and fancy crystal cross-stitch.
a unit of Johnson & Johnson, uses sphagnum, a type of bog moss, to make its Stayfree Ultra Plus napkin 80% thinner than a regular maxipad with the same degree of absorbency, says a spokesman for the company.
The marvellous thing was that we got an immediate response, within nine months bog moss had returned to the ditches and within a couple of years the sphagnum mosses had returned along with great sheets of cotton grass.