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Heuchera americanaHeuchera americana

alumroot

Photograph(s) by*: MOBOT

Characteristics

Height: 1-3.5'
Flowers: Apr.-Jun.; green, white, pink, purple
Fruit: capsule
Fall color: semi-evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy Organic

Habitat

rich woods, rocky slopes and shaly cliffs

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV DE NY

Wildlife

*

Notes

long bloom time; many cultivars and hybrids; semi-evergreen

Groundcover Evergreen



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1373.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004