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Heuchera caroliniana

Heuchera caroliniana (Rosend., Butters & Lakela) E.F. Wells

Carolina Alum-root, Carolina Alumroot

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage family)

Synonym(s): Heuchera americana var. caroliniana

USDA Symbol: HECA23

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3-1/2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


Native Habitat: Rich upland woods on base-saturated substrates, dikes and rock outcroppings.

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 caroliniana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Heuchera caroliniana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Heuchera caroliniana


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

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