Taxon  Report   4169 
Heuchera maxima  E. Greene
Island alum root,  Island alumroot, Jill of the rocks
Heuchera maxima
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Heuchera maxima
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Heuchera maxima
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Heuchera maxima, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Heuchera maxima
© 2008 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./ecology.org
Family: SAXIFRAGACEAE  
Genus: Heuchera
Communities:
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Heuchera maxima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (HEMA4)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 24, 2016).

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