Moss and Live Oaks
States like Mississippi just drip with Spanish Moss. Spanish-moss, also
called Florida moss, long moss, or graybeard, is not a true moss.
Spanish-moss does not have any roots.
It uses its long,
thin, scaly stems to wrap around the host tree and hang down from the
branches. The leaves are covered with scales that
catch moisture and nutrients from the air and from pockets on the
surface of the host tree.
or hate it, both are everywhere in the deep south of Mississippi.