alumroot, heuchera
5 species
5 subspecies and varieties
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Heuchera chloranthagreen-flowered alumroot, meadow alumroot, tall alumroot
Distribution: West of the Cascade summit, Queen Charlotte Island, British Columbia south to Douglas County, Oregon, up the Columbia River Gorge to the east base of the Cascades, then south along the Oregon Cascades to Klamath County, OR.
Habitat: Gravelly prairies and wooded hillsides.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - August
Heuchera cylindricalava alumroot, poker alumroot, roundleaf alumroot
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Alberta, Wyoming, and Nevada.
Habitat: Rocky soil, cliffs and talus slopes, foothills to the subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-August
Heuchera glabraalpine alumroot, smooth alumroot
Distribution: In the Cascades, Olympics, and Selkirks and m ountains in Washington; Alaska south to Mt. Hood, Oregon.
Habitat: Streambanks and moist rocks, from the coast to above timberline
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Heuchera grossulariifoliagooseberry-leaved alumroot
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the Columbia River Gorge in south-central Washington; Columbia River Gorge to Nevada, east to Idaho and western Montana.
Habitat: Grassy canyons and rocky canyon walls to alpine scree and talus slopes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
var. grossulariifolia – gooseberry-leaved alumroot
var. tenuifolia – gooseberry-leaved alumroot
Heuchera micranthacrevice alumroot, small-flowered alumroot
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho.
Habitat: Gravelly stream banks, rock crevices and talus slopes, sea level to subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
var. diversifolia – small-flowered alumroot
var. hartwegii – Hartweg's small-flowered alumroot
var. micrantha – small-flowered alumroot