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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 ...

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 ...

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. ... perpetuating the folk legend that moss grows on only one side of trees.

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 .... So I believed it..till one day.... To be honest I am bit ...

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.

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 hemisphere. You can not only rely on this when determining direction. The sun ... If a tree does not receive a large amount of sunlight on one side, moss ...

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

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However, they grow only very slowly so, unlike moss and algae, are slow to ... The shady side of tree trunks may be colonised by algae, often giving a grey or ...

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 .... esis based on one trouble-making beech tree, we knew we ...

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

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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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?