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Ball Moss

Tillandsia recurvata

Description:

An air plant with no roots, and is not a parasite. It is a related to Spanish Moss, Bromeliads and Pineapples. Crazy. The spiny leaves tangle up, grow and develop flowers.

Habitat:

These usually grow well in Southern humid areas in the shade, such as Live Oaks.

Notes:

Spotted in Gainesville growing on power lines.

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robert emond
Spotted by
robert emond

Gainesville, Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 22, 2017
Submitted on Dec 22, 2017

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