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Beaufort SC 18 75.00%
Fairhope AL 6 25.00%
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Old Today, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Columbia SC
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This is true. Great and informative post!
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The vegetation between the two areas is, to me, virtually the same: St. Augustine grass, azaleas (notably Formosa and Pride of Mobile varieties), Live Oaks festooned with Spanish Moss, Longleaf Pines and Sabal Palms. I've not noticed a difference in the amount of Spanish Moss between the two areas, but what is true is that Spanish Moss can be very mercurial in its growth patterns. There was a period some decades back in coastal Georgia when the moss all but disappeared from the oaks. No one knew why (some blamed car exhaust LOL), but eventually it came back with a vengeance. So my guess is that the growth patterns of Spanish Moss are inconsistent throughout the coastal South.
Spanish moss grows as far west as McAllen, Texas, where mesquite trees also grow!
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Location: The canyon (with my pistols and knife)
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I'm pretty sure the Gulf Coast is more humid than anywhere else except Florida's Atlantic Coast, and Spanish moss is everywhere in New Orleans and Biloxi and Mobile. The Gulf also tends to be even more rainy than the southeast coast.
A lot of people don't realize that the panhandle of Florida is wetter than the peninsula on average.
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