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Spanish moss

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Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) is a flowering plant that grows upon larger trees, .... Moss: Its History, Nature and Uses -- Beaufort County Library · Florida Forest Plants · Flor...

FSM Theory: Does Spanish Moss Kill Trees

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It is a common belief that spanish moss kills trees but many studies however, indicate that the plant is not parasitic but can sometimes damage the host tree by  ...

Plant Doctor: Spanish moss no problem unless trees are troubled ...

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Dec 8, 2012 ... While it looks like it could be causing harm, the truth is Spanish moss takes nothing from the trees. It does build up when the trees are not ...

HGIC 2354 Spanish Moss, Lichens & Slime Molds : Extension ...

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Spanish moss is most evident in trees that are declining due to some other reason. ... energy trying to remove it from their trees, since it is actually causing no harm ... Because slime molds grow on dead organic matter, they do not pose a direct ...

Ball moss - good or bad? | Native Plant Society of Texas

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Jan 19, 2009 ... Whether or not ball moss does harm to the host trees and bushes, this bromeliad does have its benefits. For one thing, ball moss fixes nitrogen ...

The Truth about Slime Molds, Spanish Moss, Lichens and Mistletoe ...

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Aug 15, 2005 ... Slime molds do not cause any direct injury to plants but may inhibit ... Spanish moss does require sunlight and can be found on trees in decline ...

What is the relationship between Spanish moss and trees ...

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Spanish moss uses trees for mechanical support, but it does not get any nourishment from trees. Spanish moss does not harm trees, but it can occasionally ...

Spanish Moss and Resurrection Fern | New Orleans City Park

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Spanish Moss and Resurrection Fern are often found growing on the oaks of ... Epiphytic plants absorb all nutrients from the air and do not harm the tree that ...

Where Does Spanish Moss Come From? | Home Guides | SF Gate

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Spanish moss does not parasitize trees. Draped over trees and swaying in the breeze, Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) seems to appear from nowhere.

Spanish Moss - getting rid of it - GardenWeb

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Dec 11, 2005 ... I've heard Spanish Moss does not cause this. ... It is true that this tiny bromeliad doesn't kill trees, or do them any harm of any kind. It gets no ...

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Spanish Moss - UF/IFAS Extension: Solutions for Your Life

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Hanging off trees and landscape plants, Spanish moss is a familiar part of Florida's environment. Despite its name, Spanish ... Epiphytes grow on other plants, but do not rely on them for nutrients. They take ... Spanish Moss and Tree Damage.

Killing Spanish Moss – Learn How To Get Rid Of Spanish Moss

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Mar 19, 2015 ... Spanish Moss Removal: Treatment For Trees With Spanish Moss ... while Spanish moss will not technically harm a tree, it can present a ... tree professional to do the work for you, especially for larger trees in the landscape.

The Story Behind Spanish Moss - Bromeliad Plant Care

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It will, however, grow on most trees if the conditions are right. Spanish moss is not parasitic and therefore does not harm the trees directly. The plant obtains its ...