Another lichen, "reindeer moss" (Cladina), is also eaten by men as well as deer.
The part which lies within the Arctic Circle is very desolate and sterile, consisting chiefly of sand and reindeer moss.
"Please keep on playing," said Buddie, taking a seat on another clump of reindeer moss.
And I would swap a league of them for one archaic boulder the size of a box-car, with a thick coverlet of reindeer moss.
reindeer moss carpeted the ground, and little black and tan lemmings ran about amongst the moss.
Because of these animals the Lapps prefer the open country where reindeer moss is plentiful.
The cradle bottoms were covered with fine, soft, well-dried lichen or reindeer moss, over which a little cotton sheet was spread.
On a bank of reindeer moss, at the foot of a great white birch, a mouse-colored donkey sat playing a lute.
For green fields he has snow and reindeer moss: for singing birds and flowers, the ptarmigan and the tundra.
These arctic caribou feed mainly on the lichen called "reindeer moss."