Heuchera hirsuticaulis

Family (Traditional)Saxifragaceae
Species:Heuchera hirsuticaulis (Wheelock) Rydb.
Common NameWoodland 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: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; 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
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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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


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: Trigg (KY), Grainger (TN), Henry (TN), Rutherford (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, MTSU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1966 - 1986

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
MTSU024015 Rutherford Tennessee
Heuchera hirsuticaulis
APSC0003362 Trigg Kentucky 28 May 1966 William H Ellis
Heuchera hirsuticaulis
APSC0105244 Grainger Tennessee
Heuchera hirsuticaulis
APSC0041949 Grainger Tennessee
Heuchera hirsuticaulis
APSC0003366 Trigg Kentucky 10 May 1985 EW Chester
Heuchera hirsuticaulis
APSC0003364 Trigg Kentucky 23 Jun 1986 EW Chester
Heuchera hirsuticaulis
TENN-V-0111677 Henry Tennessee
Heuchera hirsuticaulis
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