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Heuchera villosa var. villosa

Hairy Alumroot, Rock Alumroot, Crag-jangle

Scientific Name:

Heuchera villosa var. villosa

Genus:

Heuchera

Species Epithet:

villosa

Common Name:

Hairy Alumroot, Rock Alumroot, Crag-jangle

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White, Pink

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

July, August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Cliffs, riverbanks, especially in calcareous or subcalcareous substrates (Weakley 2015). Common in NC Mountains and Piedmont.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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