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Hort. - shade groundcovers

Native groundcovers for shade.

Last Update: 2019-08-16

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id_plant scientific common duration habit height thumb detail
ASCA Asarum canadense Wild Ginger Perennial Forb/herb 2–8 in. detail
CAPE6 Carex pensylvanica Pennsylvania Sedge Perennial Graminoid 8-10 in. detail
CARO22 Carex rosea Rosy Sedge Perennial Graminoid up to 1 ft. detail
CHVI5 Chrysogonum virginianum Green-and-gold Perennial Forb/herb 2-10 in. detail
DICA3 Dichondra carolinensis Carolina Ponyfoot Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 in. detail
GAPR2 Gaultheria procumbens Eastern Teaberry Perennial Subshrub, Shrub 2–6 in. detail
HEAM6 Heuchera americana American Alumroot Perennial Forb/herb 6-10 in. detail
HEAR6 Hexastylis arifolia Little Brown Jug Perennial Forb/herb 2-6 in. detail
IRCR Iris cristata Dwarf Crested Iris Perennial Forb/herb 4-6 in. detail
LUAC Luzula acuminata Hairy Woodrush Perennial Graminoid up to 1 ft. detail
MIRE Mitchella repens Partridge-berry Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb to 4 in. (trailing 1/2-1 ft.) detail
PAPR7 Pachysandra procumbens Allegheny-spurge Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 6-10 in. detail
SETE3 Sedum ternatum Woodland Stonecrop Perennial Forb/herb 3-6 in. detail
TICO Tiarella cordifolia Foamflower Perennial Forb/herb 10-12 in. detail
XASI Xanthorhiza simplicissima Yellowroot Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail