Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday Vignette

Here in the PNW, moss and lichen grows on trees like my paperbark maple (Acer griseum), especially during a wet spring like the one we're having, just as abundantly as it does on soil. It doesn't need to be removed and it doesn't imply that the tree is unhealthy. It won't hurt the tree.

In fact, it's quite beautiful, don't you think?


Moss and lichen on paperbark maple
Anna at Flutter & Hum hosts Wednesday Vignette. Check out her post here.

7 comments:

  1. I love the moss. I think it's wonderful and wish I had more.

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  2. Nice shot! Moss on the lichen...so very wet.

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  3. It is beautiful! There are some perks of this wet weather.

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  4. It looks like a whole different world (along the lines of that populated by the Whos that Horton heard).

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    1. Oh Kris - I LOVE that story! Thanks for the reminder - it made me smile! :)

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  5. Yes, it is quite beautiful. Now can we start to dry out, please?

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  6. I adore moss on rocks, trees, well - except for maybe my roof and driveway - I'm of the school of "the more the better". I don't understand when people ask me how they can get rid of their moss. I usually just look at them and tell them to cut down their trees. I get the weirdest looks, making me wonder how on earth humans have managed to get so completely and antiseptically disconnected from Mother Nature. It kills me every time...

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