Definitions for "Muskeg"
Keywords:  sphagnum, bog, peatland, moss, sedge
Sphagnum-moss bog.
Acidic peatlands characterized by sphagnum mosses, sedges, ericaceous shrubs, and a scattered growth of stunted black spruce or tamarack. Floristically and functionally, “muskeg” is very similar to “bog”, but differs structurally owing to the sparse growth of coniferous trees.
A water soaked form of peat, sphagnum moss, one to three meters thick, found on top of the overburden.