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Heuchera americana var. hispida

Heuchera americana L. var. hispida (Pursh) E.F. Wells

American Alumroot, Hairy Alum-root, Hairy Alumroot, Stiffly Short-hair Alum-root

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage family)

Synonym(s): Heuchera hispida


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


USA: MD , NC , OH , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Rich woods often over base-saturated granite and gneiss, or in shallow rocky soil.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Heuchera americana var. hispida in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Heuchera americana var. hispida in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Heuchera americana var. hispida


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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