Calflora
Taxon  Report   11221    
Heuchera caespitosa  Eastw.
Urn-flowered alumroot
Heuchera caespitosa
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Heuchera caespitosa
© 2015 Keir Morse
Heuchera caespitosa
© 2015 Keir Morse
Heuchera caespitosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Heuchera elegans
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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one or more occurrences
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Heuchera caespitosa
© 2013 Dr. James D. Adams
Family: SAXIFRAGACEAE  
Genus: Heuchera
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Heuchera cespitosa
ICPN + CNPS: Heuchera elegans
More information about  Heuchera caespitosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (HECA36)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).