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Mosses are small flowerless plants that typically grow in dense green clumps or mats, often in damp or shady locations. The individual plants are usually composed of simple, one-cell thick leaves, a...

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 ...

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. ... One is that they're not"vascular" plants--that means that they don't have the ...

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 ... One Saturday morning you decide to go for a hike in the woods. ... Moss does indeed prefer shady places, however, there are many things that can create a shady ...

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

Does moss really grow on only one side of the tree? | Yahoo Answers

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Jun 7, 2008 ... Best Answer: Usually, but not always. The reason is that moss is a very delicate plant that is greatly affected by changes in temperature and ...

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

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I have heard that moss, if growing up a tree, always grows on the north ... While the rule is not hard & fast, moss does tend to like the north side of things. ... of trees for one reason and one reason only: It's cheaper over there.

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

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Jun 3, 2014 ... It grows on the WET side. Moss needs a lot of moisture, so the wettest side offers the .... But here's one I had not known until researching them a few years back. ... Kelsey L. Hayes, I'm only here for the food symbolism.

Fact or Fiction: Mosses and lichens grow on the north side of trees ...

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This study was to determine if moss and lichens be used as directional indicators. ... Only trees on the north side of the pond were selected. A section from each ...

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

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Oct 27, 2014 ... But the newspaper guy in me had to ask: What direction does the moss point? ... Moss grows everywhere in this temperate rain forest in Oregon. ... In one area, the moss grew on the west side of the trees, because there had ...

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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 buildings ... If, however, you learn that moss does not care about north or south, but it ... There are many reasons for a surface retaining moisture and only one of them ...

navigation - Does Moss only grow on the North side of trees? - The ...

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Oct 8, 2012 ... Well does it? Or does it only grow on one side? Or does it grow only on the side further from the equator? Is there any truth to this old adage?

Where Can Moss Grow? | Wonderopolis

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What role does moss play in an environment? ... wisdom has long proclaimed that moss clumps grow on the north side of a tree, but this is only partially true. ... In a shady forest, it can thrive on all sides of the tree — north, south, east or west.