the normal so-called long moss of the southern US. See Tillandsia.
view under Ebony, and Tillandsia.
The Spanish moss, Tillandsia usneoides, associated with the southern usa: so named through the black colored fibre that remains after the outer covering regarding the stem is removed. Its utilized as an alternative for horsehair in mattresses, etc.
dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry origins; southeastern usa and western Indies to South America