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Mosses are small flowerless plants that typically grow in dense green clumps or mats, often in ... Mosses do not absorb water or nutrients from their substrate through their rhizoids. ..... It is ge...

Does Moss Really Only Grow on the North Side of Trees? | Mental ...

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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 ...

The Truth About Moss | The Natural Navigator

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If you learn the trick that moss grows on the north side of trees, rocks and ... If, however, you learn that moss does not care about north or south, but it requires ... the important middle step of analysing what their observation is really telling them .

Survival Myth: Moss Only Grows on the North Side of a Tree ...

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Apr 27, 2012 ... Survival Myth: Moss Only Grows on the North Side of a Tree ... Invariably, one of the very first responses when I teach this class is: “Moss only grows on the ... Moss does indeed prefer shady places, however, there are many ...

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Jul 16, 2014 ... Just disproving the method of finding north using the moss on trees.

Algae, lichens and moss on trees and shrubs/RHS Gardening

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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 ...

does moss always grow on north side of trees? | Yahoo Answers

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Jul 10, 2007 ... Moss does not always grow on the north side of the trees in the northern ... the area is very damp, you may see the moss growing quite high up ...

Why does moss grow on the north-facing side of trees? - Quora

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The answer is yes, it is true that moss located on the north side of trees, does have a tendency for better growth. But it does not mean it only grows in that position ...

moss, beech trees, and stemflow - Grand Valley State University

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you will find that moss does not grow ex- clusively on the north side of trees and that this common .... favors moss growth on the downslope side of trees ...

Survival Myth Busted: Finding Directions by Tree Moss | Survival ...

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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, chances are ... Subsequently, I dub direction finding by observing moss growth a myth.

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Why does moss only grow on the north side of trees?

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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 ...

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Oct 8, 2012 ... Or does it grow only on the side further from the equator? ... north side of trees is shadier than the south side, so if moss grows on only one side ...

snopes.com: Moss Grows on the North Side of Trees?

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While the rule is not hard & fast, moss does tend to like the north side of ... moss", so I was completely confused by the north-side-of-trees rule.