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Heuchera americana

Common Name(s):
Alumroot
Categories:
Native Plants, Wildflowers
Comment:

Root has astringent qualities

Season:
Spring to early summer
Height:
1-3 ft.
Foliage:
Each leaf has a long stalk and grows from the base of the plant; 7 to 9 shallowly lobed, toothed and heart-shaped leaves; 3-4 in. wide
Flower:
Flowering stalk is 1-2 ft. and almost leafless; small greenish purple bell-shaped flowers drooping from short branching stem; stamens tipped with orange anthers
Site:
Dry, upland woods and rocky hillsides
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2605

Heuchera americana Heuchera americana
furrymammals, CC BY - 4.0
Heuchera americana Heuchera americana
Patrick Standish, CC BY - 4.0
Heuchera americana Heuchera americana
Behnke Nurseries, Inc., CC BY - 4.0