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Heuchera pilosissima

Heuchera pilosissima Fisch. & C.A. Mey.

Hairy Alumroot, Seaside Alumroot, Shaggy Alumroot

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)


USDA Symbol: HEPI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Clumps of grape-like leaves subtend a stocky, 1 ft. flowering stalk bearing relatively large, pinkish-white, bell-shaped flowers. The entire plant is covered with attractive, shaggy, white hairs.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


Native Distribution: Coastal bluffs from Humboldt to San Luis Obispo Cos., CA
Native Habitat: Wooded, coastal slopes below 1000 ft.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Mesic to drier soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available


Description: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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