Re: sphagnum on CITES?

Richard Marsden (
Fri, 21 Jul 1995 12:06:25 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 21 Jul 1995, Philip Thomas wrote:

> II don't think so, but the habitats from which it is collected are often
> fragile & over-exploited. pt

Hence the smiley (I was referring to the recent discussion)

I don't know much about sphagnum habitats, but I know that there is a big
move in the UK for gardeners to stop using peat - Ireland is losing its
peat bogs at a huge rate - mainly for the gardeners!