Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


669

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon to rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in rocky forests, rock outcrops, particularly where soils are subacidic to circumneutral, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Calyx greenish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals (usually)
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Heuchera americana   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Heuchera americana var. americana   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 094-11-003:
Heuchera americana   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Alumroot