piggyback plant


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Related to piggyback plant: Tolmiea, Tolmiea menziesii
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Noun1.piggyback plant - vigorous perennial herb with flowers in erect racemes and having young plants develop at the junction of a leaf blade and the leafstalkpiggyback plant - vigorous perennial herb with flowers in erect racemes and having young plants develop at the junction of a leaf blade and the leafstalk
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Tolmiea, Tolmiea - one species: pickaback plant
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Plant West Coast natives: for sun, 'Diamond Heights' ceanothus, creeping mahonia, 'Alpine Carpet' juniper, kinnikinnick, and 'Cape Blanco' sedum; in shade, piggyback plant, redwood sorrel, twinflower, and wild ginger.
Robinson crammed crevices with colonizers such as piggyback plant, redwood sorrel, and sword ferns.