Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in shaded cliff bases, usually under overhangs, on grotto floors, behind waterfalls where humidity is high but not in the spray zone, nearly always in deeply shaded situations where little or no direct sunlight falls, per Weakley's Flora

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shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Calyx white-hairy, petas pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals (usually)
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 094-11-002:
Heuchera parviflora   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Cave Alumroot, Small-flower Alumroot