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Old 03-27-2008, 06:28 PM
 
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My 6 year old calls them "spiky balls" - she was afraid of them until I picked one up one day and threw it at her...
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Old 03-27-2008, 08:39 PM
 
Location: Western Bexar County
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Yes it is Spanish moss and it can attach itself to all kinds of things like phone wires too. It does not feed off the trees, it is independent, BUT too much shade cause by alot of it in one area of the oaks and the tree does show the effects.
True. Too much moss will compete with the oak tree foliage. Drive along Hwy 16 toward Bandera and you can see many trees (some that appear to be dead) with the moss on them.
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Old 03-28-2008, 12:22 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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I was wondering what those were, too. At first, I thought there were birds' nests in my trees.
Ball Moss Removal - Austin Texas - Ball Moss in trees in Austin, Texas
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