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Heuchera novomexicana (New mexico alumroot)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Heuchera novomexicana

Heuchera novomexicana Wheelock

New Mexico Alumroot

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Cordate
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Lobed
Leaf Apex: Obtuse
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jun
Bloom Notes: Cream to yellowish-green.


Native Distribution: New Mexico and Arizona.
Native Habitat: Shaded rocky ledges and outcrops; 5850'-7150'.

Web Reference

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

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1985 VOL. 2, NO.1 - A Glorious Spring, Lupines in Landscapes, Director's Report, Notable Quote, Wild...

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-13
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