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Grapevine Canyon - SS


Yavapai County Native & Naturalized Plants

Heuchera rubescens - pink alumroot

Plant Form: Forb

Family: Saxifragaceae


   
 
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Flower
Grapevine Canyon
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Flower head
Grapevine Canyon
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Grapevine Canyon
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Leaves
Grapevine Canyon
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Plant - spring
Grapevine Canyon
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Plant - spring
Grapevine Canyon
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Forb Plant Description

Origin: Native   Life Cycle: Perennial   Similar Species: Heuchera parvifolia,Heuchera sanguinea and Heuchera eastwoodiae
General Desc: Has low, compact spreading mount of grape-like leaves on long multiple stems branching from a woody base. Erect flowering stalks grow above the leaves.
Identification notes: Stamens exserted.
Height: 1 foot


Habitat

Habitat Description: Found in dry rocky outcrops.
Plant Communities: Interior Chaparral, Pinyon Juniper Woodland, Montane Conifer Forest
Elevation: 4000 - 12000 feet


Flower Characteristics

Color: Pink to white     Shape: Bell-shaped in elongated clusters     Tubular: N     Flowering Period: May - Aug
Description: About 2/10 inch in length. Stamens visually extend beyond the sepals. Appear as narrow panicles on a short stalk.


Leaf and Stem Characteristics

Leaf Color: Green     Leaf Type: Simple     Leaf Shape: Round or Oval     Leaf Margin: Lobed     Leaf Attachment: Basal     Leaves Clasp: N
Hairs: Leaves and stems     Spines: N
Leaf Description: Scalloped leaves are from 4 to 10 inches in diameter. Rounded at the base and deeply 3 to 5 lobed. Lobes can be sharply toothed.


Fruit and Seed Characteristics

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Notes: About 2/10 inch in length.


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