long moss

Definitions of long moss
  1. noun
    dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America
    synonyms: Spanish moss, Tillandsia usneoides, black moss, old man's beard
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    type of:
    aerophyte, air plant, epiphyte, epiphytic plant
    plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
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