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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lichen

A few lichen species can tolerate quite high levels of pollution and are commonly found on pavements, walls and tree bark in urban areas. The most sensitive lichens are shrubby and leafy while the most tolerant lichens are all crusty in appearance. Since industrialisation many of the shrubby and leafy lichens such as ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/all-about-moss

Conventional wisdom has long proclaimed that moss clumps grow on the north side of a tree, but this is only partially true. In the northern hemisphere, the Sun shines from the south, which means the north side of a tree trunk is typically the shadiest. This, of course, makes moss happy, but don't pack your compass away just ...

www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/PlantBio_p043/plant-biology/using-moss-to-determine-direction

In this plant biology science fair project, students will investigate whether the location of moss growth on trees is a good way to determine cardinal direction.

www.anbg.gov.au/lichen/ecology-plants.html

Mar 1, 2011 ... This Sowerby painting, showing a lichen growing over a moss branch, was captioned Lichen viridescens but today the species is known as Trapeliopsis ... Of course there's more than trees to the plant kingdom and you can find lichens associating with a great variety of plants - trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses, ...

www.gardenguides.com/100187-rid-green-moss-tree-trunks-cedar-fence.html

Sep 21, 2017 ... Your cedar fence and most hardwood ornamental tree trunks can be sprayed with a soapy moss killer containing potassium salts of fatty acids, such as Safer Moss and Algae Killer. These sprays will effectively kill existing moss and inhibit new growth as well. Leave the spray on the tree trunk and cedar ...

www.alamy.com/stock-photo-moss-and-lichen-growing-on-bark-of-large-pine-trees-and-crater-lake-40206337.html

Download this stock image: Moss and lichen growing on bark of large pine trees and Crater lake national park, Oregon - C9BFGH from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

survivalcommonsense.com/busting-the-finding-directions-by-tree-mossfeed

Oct 27, 2014 ... There is not enough consistency, that I could find, to lend creditability to this “ survival tip.” Don't depend on finding your way, based on directions gotten from the moss on trees. This idea is NOT something to promote or rely on. Subsequently, I dub direction finding by observing moss growth a myth.

www.pltwa.com/uploads/2/7/8/2/27828107/mosslicheninvestigation.doc

Give students information about moss and lichens growing on tree trunks and how there is a tale that moss only grows on the north side of a tree trunk; Have students predict whether they think moss will grow more on the north than the south side of a tree trunk; Assign each group to a tree. At their tree students find North ...

njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/fs1205

The appearance of colorful organisms growing on the bark of trees or shrubs in the landscape sometimes causes concern for the homeowner. Homeowners may find lichens mysterious and incorrectly associate them as the cause of plant diseases or misidentify them as a type of moss. Many lichens are more evident on ...