Mr. Arnold, therefore, was provided with some sacks of sphagnum moss in which to stow his finds.
The sphagnum moss will be seen at the base of the upright plant.
I should side-graft them close to the collar and plunge them in sphagnum moss, leaving the top bud of the graft out to the air.
They are round and soft and mossy as hillocks of sphagnum in a green marsh.
All around there is the general bog fragrance of sphagnum and water-lilies, and the woodsy perfume of the rose-colored orchids.
Then comes the chance of that wonderful moss the peat-moss, or sphagnum.
The soil would at first be covered by a saturated moss-carpet of sphagnum and other mosses.
Tangles of barbed greenbrier set with fierce curved thorns, and stretches of sphagnum bogs guarded the tree from the land side.
The white bog-moss (sphagnum palustre) powdered, is applied to excoriations in the skin of young children.
Such growth may be seen if the corms are grown in a deep layer of sphagnum moss, or in a dark room.
genus of mosses, 1741, Modern Latin, from Latin sphagnos, a kind of lichen, from Greek sphagnos "a spiny shrub, a kind of moss," of unknown origin.
See peat moss.