Heuchera macrorhiza

ClassificationDicots
FamilySaxifragaceae
Family (Traditional)Saxifragaceae
GenusHeuchera
Species:Heuchera macrorhiza Small
Common NameHairy 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: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 7
StatusNative
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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: Clinton (KY), Edmonson (KY), Hart (KY), Logan (KY), Mercer (KY), Todd (KY), Wolfe (KY), Humphreys (TN), Montgomery (TN), Stewart (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1973 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100862273 Wolfe Kentucky 21 Sep 1973 Johnnie B. Varner
7891
EKY
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0003378 Montgomery Tennessee 11 May 1974 EW Chester
2703
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0086461 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0110010 Todd Kentucky 18 Apr 2019 Mason Brock
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0003392 Stewart Tennessee 01 Oct 1986 Edward W. Chester
86-1207
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0063135 Logan Kentucky 08 Jun 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0003375 Stewart Tennessee 26 Jun 1984 EW Chester
84-227
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0117769 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0003346 Montgomery Tennessee 21 Sep 2011 Courtney E. Gorman with Matt S. Burton
70
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0106449 Clinton Kentucky 22 Aug 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0117770 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0003388 Stewart Tennessee 29 Jun 1987 EW Chester with Troy McCarty
87-407
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0003336 Humphreys Tennessee 05 Jul 2002 Stephanie M Gunn and EW Chester
523
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0003390 Stewart Tennessee 04 Jul 1980 Jackie Stack with Larry Carpenter
557
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0053986 Logan Kentucky 05 Apr 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
APSC0074551 Mercer Kentucky 26 Sep 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Heuchera macrorhiza
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