What is bog moss?

Some articles on bog moss:

Aulacomnium Palustre - General Botanical Characteristics - Site Characteristics - Nutrients
... Field observations and laboratory experiments suggest that ribbed bog moss has broad tolerance and may be relatively insensitive to macronutrient ... On the Svalbard archipelago in Norway, ribbed bog moss grows on small "bird islands" where Eiders, Arctic Terns, and other migratory birds nest offshore of the main island, Spitsbergen ... On Spitsbergen Island, however, ribbed bog moss grows on dry hummocks and moist hummock edges, both of which have low nitrogen levels but probably provide moisture levels that favor ...

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