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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 Symbol: heno

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
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

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'.

From the Archive

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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: 2011-08-14
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