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A class of plants within the bryophyta comprising the mosses, which are found in both damp (including freshwater) and drier situations. Mosses possess erect or prostrate leafless stems, which give rise to leafless stalks bearing capsules. Spores formed in the capsules are released and grow to produce new plants.

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Avascular Moss

Mosses are considered to be non-vascular plants because they lack xylem and phloem. The phloem and xylem are used to transport fluids and gases through vascular plants. Instead, in mosses, water is transported by cell-to-cell ...

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by BasicBiology
Tue Nov 18, 2014 1:01 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Avascular Moss
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what are the common habitats of mosses?

Mosses are avascular pioneer plants. So they are able to survive even in the harshest of environmental conditions (climatic, shading and soil wise). They tend to prefer acidic soil or substrates to basic ones. One doesn't ...

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by SteveYst
Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: what are the common habitats of mosses?
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Help finding liverworts.

... in the right place (I go down to this large creek in the middle of a deep forest. Soil is moist, lots of trees and such.) I found many different mosses and lichens, yet no liverworts. I guess mainly when I look for them, I find myself often looking for the stereotypical thallose liverwort. Regardless, ...

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by coolbreeeze
Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:47 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Help finding liverworts.
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Views: 1858

Re: I'm writing a fictional short story. I have some questions.

Hi Theongreyjoy. Interesting question. Lichens would increase a little because they hate pollution but I don't know about mosses. For them to increase the climate would have to get wetter. I don't think that we are affecting the water cycle to any great degree. We are affecting the ...

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by animartco
Sat May 26, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm writing a fictional short story. I have some questions.
Replies: 4
Views: 3506

mosses habitats

what are the charactrists of mosses habitats,actually i need on line refrences for making an essay about mosses habitats

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by soadahmed
Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:03 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: mosses habitats
Replies: 1
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