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Sphagnum is a genus of about 120 species of mosses. Sphagnum moss can store water. Both living and dead plants can soak up water. Their cells; plants can hold up to 1 billion times as much water as their dry weight, depending on the species.
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Mer Bleue Conservation Area, a large, protected Sphagnum bog near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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