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PlantFiles: Firmoss
Huperzia fordii

Family: Lycopodiaceae
Genus: Huperzia (hoo-PERZ-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: fordii (FOR-dee-eye) (Info)

Synonym:Lycopodium fordii

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under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

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Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral palmbob On Feb 28, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Asian epiphytic fern-like plant related to the Rock Firmoss of the Appalacian mountains (also a Huperzia). Not in cultivation. Has tassle-like fronds and grows on dead stumps and rocks. Was once in Lycopodium.

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