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Name: clare
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Date: 4/20/2005

why does moss grow on stuff?

Mosses (bryophytes) can grow in different places, on different types of surfaces including sand, rocks, lawns, walls, etc., often in moist or wet places. The following might be helpful:

Anthony Brach Ph.D.

Mosses are relatively simple plants that do not have strong root structures for support or absorbing moisture. They grow on surfaces that offer support, and where there is moisture.

J. Elliott

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