Moss – a small flowerless green plant that lacks true roots, growing in low carpets or rounded cushions in damp habitats and reproducing by means of spores released from stalked capsules.
Thriving – (of a child, animal, or plant) grow or develop well or vigorously.
Algae – a simple nonflowering plant of a large group that includes the seaweeds and many single-celled forms. Algae contain chlorophyll but lack true stems, roots, leaves, and vascular tissue.
Concrete – existing in a material or physical form; real or solid; not abstract.
Specimen – an example of something such as a product or piece of work, regarded as typical of its class or group.
Marveled – be filled with wonder or astonishment.
Sturdy – (of a person or their body) strongly and solidly built.
Gritty – containing or covered with grit.
Nauseating – causing or liable to cause a feeling of nausea or disgust; disgusting.
Blithely – joyous, merry, or happy in disposition; glad; cheerful
Obscure – not discovered or known about; uncertain.
Barricade – block or defend with an improvised barrier.
Mantelpiece – a structure of wood, marble, or stone above and around a fireplace.
Jovial – cheerful and friendly
Aroma – a distinctive, typically pleasant smell.
Emitting – produce or make (a sound).
Exasperated – irritate intensely; infuriate.
Unperturbed -not perturbed or concerned