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Mosses are small flowerless plants that typically grow in dense green clumps or mats, often in ..... Shade tolerance varies by species, just as it does with higher plants. ... It is generally believ...

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

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Moss is a simple plant and likes to grow in shady locations so it does not dry out.It is pretty simple to picture why this is the north side of trees here and the south ...

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 ...

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 ... Moss does indeed prefer shady places, however, there are many things that can ...

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

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

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Wandering through the woods, you will find that moss does not grow ex- clusively on the north side of trees and that this common misconception may not lead.

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

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Jul 10, 2007 ... Best Answer: moss plants grow in moist and shady places. the north side of a tree can provide this condition because it is usually not exposed ...

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 things. ... Moss grows on the north side of trees for one reason and one ...

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. ... The shady side of tree trunks may be colonised by algae, often giving a grey or ...

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 grows everywhere in this temperate rain forest in Oregon. ... moss on the north side of rocks in an open area, but in a shaded forest, chances are good that  ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

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Moss grows everywhere. All it asks for is moisture. Shade helps slow down the loss of moisture, so shade is good. The north side of a tree might have a littl...