Moss gardening offers year-round rewards
by Cinthia Milner in Vol. 16 / Iss. 45 on 06/02/2010
Leucobryum, Hypnum, Thuidium — unless you work in an herbarium, these names may not be familiar to you. So, to clue you in (and perhaps help you out if you're ever on Jeopardy!), these are all types of bryophytes. Still confused? We're talking mosses here.
Beyond grass: Moss creates year-round swaths of green in the garden landscape. Photos by Annie Martin
Annie Martin (aka Mossin' Annie) would have no problem on Jeopardy! if the Daily Double concerned bryophytes. The Asheville native throws around the scientific names of mosses the way we might say, 'Look at my pretty daffodils.'
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