Rose of Jericho Moss

This strange and beautiful plant is called The Rose of Jericho (Selaginella lepidophylla). It’s a desert moss, and has a mesmerizing way of coming back to life, even after long periods of drought. Thanks to Colossal and Videographer Sean Steininger.

Timelapse of Dormant Rose of Jericho Plants Exploding to Life After Exposure to Water video art timelapse science plants nature

Timelapse of Dormant Rose of Jericho Plants Exploding to Life After Exposure to Water video art timelapse science plants nature

Timelapse of Dormant Rose of Jericho Plants Exploding to Life After Exposure to Water video art timelapse science plants nature

The Rose of Jericho (Selaginella lepidophylla) i

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