EN: Peat moss (family)
FI: Rahkasammalet (sukuna)
Surrounding: In the forest with good canopy of other plants. Damp to swampy ground.
Note: Probably the most important Moss in the forest and has commodity value of as gardening material and as peat. It has a healing property because Penicillium lives in this moss. has many usage because of healing property and the moss can hold great quantity of water in its cells.
LA: Rubus chamaemorus
Surrounding: In the forest with good canopy of trees. Swampy ground.
Note: Edible and highly valued wild berry. little difficult to spot but easy to ID by its large leaves and it it is in season, by berry. the berry matures in following color sages; White - Red (dark orange) - Yellow.
LA: Vaccinium myrtillus
Surrounding: In the forest with good canopy of trees. Moist to swampy ground.
Note: Edible berry and leaves. Very easy to spot and ID by its large and dense cluster and in its season, by berry. This plant is often called "Blueberry" but it actually is a different plant.
LA: Eriophorum vaginatum
EN: Hare's-tail Cotton-grass
Surrounding: In the forest with some canopy of trees. Swamp ground.
Note: Very easy to spot and ID by its cotton like seed on tip of very thin stem. This cotton like part was once used like cotton, for filling and making garments.
LA: Gymnocarpium dryopteris
EN: Oak Fern
Surrounding: In the forest with good canopy of trees. Moist ground.
Note: Quite small fern. ID by size and leaves. the high of stem is about 10 to 15 cm. Single main stem splits in 3 ways to hold fern leaves.