Spanish Moss Poem, Florida

This card shows some artist’s renderings of Spanish Moss as it might appear on trees in the Florida area, along with a poem about the putative origins of the plant. As noted in the link above, Spanish Moss is neither a moss nor a lichen, but in fact is a bromeliad.

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art Colortone”

The description states simply: 252-F — Tropical Florida Series

The poem is one of several explanations for the existence of the plant.

This postcard was used and is dated28 February 1957.

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