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Desert mosses use quartz rocks as sun shades

ByKelley Wheeler

Jul 26, 2020
A UC Berkeley doctoral student discovered that some desert mosses crawl under milky quartz to escape the sun, using the translucent rock as a sunshade


Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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