Amazing colors of Sphagnum Moss (or bog moss) in our yard ... in November! What's not to love!
This moss species is known as a bog builder - it "holds water (lowering oxygen levels) and secretes acid, keeping conditions suitable for peat formation and specialist plants." Sphagnum bogs
As we understand more about the impact of climate change, sphagnum mosses are being recognized more and more for their role in carbon storage.