Baltic bog-moss Sphagnum balticum
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An attractive moss.
It can be difficult to spot, since it resembles and sometimes grows together with the commoner moss Sphagnum recurvum.
It is now restricted to two sites in Britain - one in Northumberland and the other in Perthshire, Scotland. Sites have been lost in the past due to peat extraction and afforestation.
Lowland peaty bogs
It is protected by Schedule 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.
The most important current threats are probably nutrient enrichment and climate warming.