Moss•ol•ogy- môs ˈäləjē – a fictitious but believable name for the study of true, but unbelievable moss facts.
~ Moss is the oldest terrestrial plant on earth
~ Moss created our first soils
~ Mosses collectively provide more carbon offset than all the trees in the world.
~ Mosses are present on all seven continents
~ There are over 12,500 recognized species of moss worldwide.
~ Mosses have been used by civilizations for many thousands of years for many interesting things such as pillow stuffing, diapers and wound dressings
~ Even though water is necessary for mosses to develop, they are drought tolerant
~ Mosses do not have roots.
~ Moss has a wider growing range of light exposure than any other plant
~ Mosses do not produce pollen, seeds, or
~ Moss does not feed on anything that it is
~ Moss obtains all it’s nutrients from rainfall
~ There is a place for moss in any garden.
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