Heuchera pubescens

ClassificationDicots
FamilySaxifragaceae
Family (Traditional)Saxifragaceae
GenusHeuchera
Species:Heuchera pubescens Pursh
Common NameDowny Alumroot
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Persistance: Evergreen; Leaf Persistance: Tardily Deciduous; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Green; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SU] KY[S5] (State Rank); G4? (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Harlan (KY), Pike (KY), Warren (KY)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, MEM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1947 - 1971

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0011781 Pike Kentucky 07 Jun 1947 Rogers McVaugh
8696
APSC
Heuchera pubescens
MEM005543 Harlan Kentucky 20 May 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
5348
MEM
Heuchera pubescens
MEM010377 Warren Kentucky 04 Jun 1971 Kenneth A. Nicely
3247
MEM
Heuchera pubescens
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