Taxon  Report   4180 
Heuchera rubescens  Torr.  var. versicolor  (Greene) M. G. Stewart
Pink alumroot,  San diego county alumroot
Heuchera rubescens var. versicolor
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
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Heuchera rubescens var. versicolor, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
formerly Heuchera leptomeria var. peninsularis
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3.3 (review list).   8th Edition

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Heuchera rubescens var. versicolor
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
Genus: Heuchera
Parent Record Heuchera rubescens
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
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ICPN accepted name: Heuchera rubescens
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PLANTS: Heuchera leptomeria
PLANTS: Heuchera versicolor var. leptomeria
PLANTS: Heuchera versicolor
CNPS + PLANTS: Heuchera leptomeria var. peninsularis
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This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 23, 2018).

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