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moss in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmossmoss /mɒs $ mɒːs/ ●○○ noun [countable, uncountable]  HBPa very small green plant that grows in a thick soft furry mass on wet soil, trees, or rocksmossy adjective a high, mossy wall
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mossIt collected there in a stone hollow, fell down over moss.Avoid amendments that include peat moss, which is naturally acidic.He found a few others: a sphagnum moss peat bog can repel the invasion of pine trees for thousands of years.Where moisture is limited and productivity low the moss covering remains thin.These are also the constant species, together with the moss Polytrichum commune.The firm glossy green water mosses with ovate to lanceolate leaves belong to the genus Fontinalis.The seeds of Nuphar must be stored in cold surroundings, either covered with moss or buried in the sand.Wrap with moss held in place with clear polythene tied either side with raffia or tape.