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rose with grey spanish moss spikes projecting from trunk

Posted by capt fl (My Page) on
Fri, Apr 6, 07 at 1:07

Got what looks like Spanish moss sticking out from the trunks of my Roses. It started at the ground and over the last 2 years has slowly worked it's way up the trunk.

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RE: rose with grey spanish moss spikes projecting from trunk

could it be lichens?

is it gray colored? do you have a photo?
plants with lichens on them are usually not robust--do a google for some pics and possible treatment

RE: rose with grey spanish moss spikes projecting from trunk

I looked this up after remembering a trip to Florida--it may be a native bromeliad related to Spanish moss--- tillandsia

try this website for a look

Here is a link that might be useful: florida bromeliad

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