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Heuchera hirsutissima

Heuchera hirsutissima Rosend., Butters & Lakela

Shaggy Haired Alumroot, Shaggy-hair Alumroot, Shaggyhair Alum-root, Shaggyhair Alumroot

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage family)


USDA Symbol: HEHI4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Fir and subalpine forests.

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


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

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