Fun Fact Friday

Did you know that the idyllic Spanish Moss found in Savannah is neither Spanish nor moss? The origins of the plants are American, and they belong to the Bromeliad plant family. Another very famous member of that family is pineapple, so the Spanish moss actually is closer to pineapples than to moss. These plants absorb moisture directly from the air and are specific to humid southern areas.

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