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Bruso, George H.
Heuchera villosa Michx.
USDA Symbol: HEVI2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A 6-10 in. perennial with feathery, plume-like flower spikes and graceful, maple-like, hairy, basal foliage. The tiny flowers are pink to white. The petioles and flowering stems are hairy.
The variety villosa, which has more deeply lobed leaves, occurs in the eastern part of the range, while variety macrorhiza, with shallower lobes, is found to the west.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
AL , AR , GA , IN , KY , MD , MO , MS , NC , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV Native Distribution:
VA to IN, s. to AL & AR Native Habitat:
Moist, shaded rock ledges & cliffs USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist, humus-rich soil.
PropagationDescription: Propagate by division.
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:
Delaware Nature Society
- Hockessin, DE
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Record Modified: 2009-02-04
Research By: TWC Staff