Spanish Moss member of the Pineapple family

Spanish Moss, the stringy growth that hangs from trees in the US coastal Southeast, is actually not really a moss but a member of the plant family Bromeliaceae, also known as the pineapple family. Check the links for interesting legends of the origin of this plant.

link iconBeaufort Co. Library archived page

link iconhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_moss

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