Calflora
Taxon  Report   4174    
Heuchera pilosissima  Fisch. & C. A. Mey.
Alum root,  Seaside alumroot
Heuchera pilosissima
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Heuchera pilosissima
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Heuchera pilosissima
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Heuchera pilosissima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Heuchera pilosissima
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Family: SAXIFRAGACEAE  
Genus: Heuchera
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Heuchera pilosissima var. pilosissima
More information about  Heuchera pilosissima
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (HEPI3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 19, 2018).