Heuchera parvifolia

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Scientific Name Heuchera parvifolia (Heuchera parvifolia var. nivalis) USDA PLANTS Symbol
HEPA11
Common Name Snow Alumroot, Common Alumroot ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
24366
Family Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) Flora of North America Ref.
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane to subalpine. Dry, rocky areas, outcrops, slopes.
Plant: Perennial up to 2 feet tall with long, slender, hairy, reddish stem.
Leaves: Basal leaves with overall kidney shape (reniform) with 5 to 7 lobes and toothed edges.
Inflorescence: Spike-like panicle of very small flowers about 1/4-inch across with yellow centers, 5 tiny white petals and 5 yellow-green sepals.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel and Flora of North America.
Colorado Status
Native

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