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Heuchera pilosissima Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Hairy alumroot, Seaside alumroot, Shaggy alumroot
USDA Symbol: HEPI3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Clumps of grape-like leaves subtend a stocky, 1 ft. flowering stalk bearing relatively large, pinkish-white, bell-shaped flowers. The entire plant is covered with attractive, shaggy, white hairs.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: CA Native Distribution:
Coastal bluffs from Humboldt to San Luis Obispo Cos., CA Native Habitat:
Wooded, coastal slopes below 1000 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Mesic to drier soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff