Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3249

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it on shaded calcareous or basic cliffs, per Weakley's Flora

map
To see a detailed map, click here

 

shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Sepals greenish-tipped; petals pink or purplish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals (usually)
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Heuchera aceroides   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Heuchera longiflora   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 094-11-005?:
Heuchera longiflora var. aceroides   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH A monograph on the genus Heuchera (Rosendahl, Butters, Lakela, 1936)
Heuchera longiflora var. aceroides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Heuchera aceroides

 

COMMON NAME:
longflower alumroot, Mapleleaf Alumroot


Click or hover over the thumbnails to see larger pictures.

image of Heuchera aceroides, longflower alumroot, Mapleleaf Alumroot

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_helo5_001_lvd