Apr 21, 2014 ... The idea that moss grows on the north side of trees is an old one, says Dan
Johnson, Assistant Professor of Forest Biology in the College of ...
Your observation that moss only grows on the north side of trees tells me you ...
Moss is a simple plant and likes to grow in shady locations so it does not dry out.
... Actually, moss doesn't only grow on the north side of trees,it just MOSTLY ...
Apr 27, 2012 ... Survival Myth: Moss Only Grows on the North Side of a Tree ... In fact, too much
sun will retard its growth. ... Moss does indeed prefer shady places, however,
there are many things that can create a shady environment for it.
www.ask.com/youtube?q=Does Moss Really Grow on the North Side of Trees&v=PfWbZosFSTg
Jul 16, 2014 ... Just disproving the method of finding north using the moss on trees.
Jun 3, 2014 ... It grows on the WET side. Moss needs a lot of moisture, so the wettest side offers
the ... is the moss' micro environment and north facing is usually the most
protected from bright sun that will desiccate and restrict the growth.
Feb 29, 2012 ... These greens are something most of us just over look – moss. ... These small
plants grow closely together in clumps or mats in damp shady ...
This study was to determine if moss and lichens be used as directional indicators.
... of moss and lichen growth on north and south sides Alternative hypothesis: ...
Aug 2, 2015 ... But the newspaper guy in me had to ask: What direction does the moss point? ...
moss on the north side of rocks in an open area, but in a shaded forest ...
Subsequently, I dub direction finding by observing moss growth a myth.
Moss: Various mosses can grow on the trunks or branches of trees and shrubs. ...
and moss are found in damp places, as not only do they need moisture for growth
... The shady side of tree trunks may be colonised by algae, often giving a grey ...
Jul 10, 2007 ... Is it a myth?, not really. ... Moss does not always grow on the north side of the
trees in the northern hemisphere. ... If the tree does not get any