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Hexastylis heterophylla (Variable-leaf heartleaf)
Cressler, Alan

Hexastylis heterophylla

Hexastylis heterophylla (Ashe) Small

Variable-leaf Heartleaf

Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family)

Synonym(s): Asarum heterophyllum

USDA Symbol: HEHE12

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

11 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 inches tall.
Flower: At ground level.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Yellow , Green , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: AL , GA , KY , NC , SC , TN , VA , WV

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 84 - Southeastern Flora (2020) John R. Gwaltney
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-10
Research By: SET

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