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Heuchera merriamii

Heuchera merriamii Eastw.

Canyon Creek Alumroot, Merriam's Alum-root, Merriam's Alumroot

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage family)

Synonym(s): Heuchera pringlei

USDA Symbol: HEME2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Exposed granite ledges in 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 merriamii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Heuchera merriamii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Heuchera merriamii


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

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