Spanish moss isn't really a moss at all; it's an epiphyte or air plant. Botanically, it is closely related to the pineapple and absorbs nutrients and water through the air and rainfall. The silver-gray plant grows in long, hair-like clumps, hanging from trees in subtropical climates.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper works on all of the streams flowing out to Ossabaw Sound and St. Catherine’s Sound. The Ogeechee River system drains more than 5,000 square miles of land and includes four sub-watersheds: Upper Ogeechee, Lower Ogeechee, Ogeechee Coastal and the Canoochee watersheds. The Ogeechee River itself is approximately 245 miles long.