Usnea spp.

Scientific name: Usnea spp. Family: PARMELIACEAE Common names: "Old man's beard" "tree moss" Plant Type: Lichen, not a plant but a fungus/algae Conditions: Zone:1-11, varies between spp. Light: Dappled shade - deep shade Soil: Grows on trees and rocks, doesn't like air pollution Moisture: Prefers well ventilated forest with regular rainfall Aesthetic: Plant Size: 2-4" H & … Continue reading Usnea spp.