Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

American Alum Root

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Heuchera americana

Flower Description:

Small unremarkable blossoms. Beautiful cluster of shapely leaves. Short bell shaped green with pink/purplish tint.

FamilySaxifrage
Season BloomJune-July
HabitatPart Shade to sun, dry to moist fields prairies, edges of woods.
CyclePerennials
Height1'-3'
Leaf DescriptionRosette of basal leaves at ground level, roundly heart shaped and palmately lobed. Edges have coarse teeth.
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Sun, Partial Sun
LocationWoodland