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Heuchera cylindrica var. alpina

Heuchera cylindrica Douglas ex Hook. var. alpina Sw.

Alpine Alum-root, Alpine Alumroot, Roundleaf Alumroot

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage family)

Synonym(s): Heuchera cylindrica var. ovalifolia, Heuchera ovalifolia, Heuchera ovalifolia var. thompsonii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , WA
Canada: AB
Native Habitat: Rocky soil, cliffs, subalpine and alpine talus slopes.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
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 cylindrica var. alpina in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Heuchera cylindrica var. alpina in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Heuchera cylindrica var. alpina


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

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