Origin of bog moss
First recorded in 1775–85
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Examples from the Web for bog moss
The Bog-moss (Sphagnum) overruns them, and renders them barren.
It would be very desirable to discover some means of eradicating the Bog-moss.
Here and there we detect the remains of birch under the peat, but the peat itself is composed chiefly of bog-moss and heather.Fragments of Earth Lore
Their interest is heightened by the portions which are vividly green with bog-moss, being the birthplace of important streams.Lancashire</p>
Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon
- another name for peat moss
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