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Huperzia lucidula/Shining Clubmoss

Huperzia lucidula / Huperzia lucidula
Typical tuft of bright, shiny green foliage growing out of leaf litter
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Typical tuft of bright, shiny green foliage growing out of leaf litter

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Scientific Name: Huperzia lucidula
Common Name: Shining Clubmoss
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: This low-growing perennial is associated with cool, moist coniferous and mixed hardwood forests, bog and stream edges in rich acid soils. It forms tufts of bright green foliage and grows to about six inches tall from underground rhizomes. It can be used as a ground cover where conditions are favorable.