Category - hairy
The plants database includes the following 2 subspecies of heuchera villosa. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Although hairy alumroots native habitat in virginia is mostly in the southwestern mountains (it is not native to nova), its five-inch wide, semi-evergreen leaves and lateseason flower plumes make it a species worthy of consideration for a woodland garden. Heuchera villosa, sometimes commonly called hairy alum root, is a species of coral bells that is native to rocky wooded slopes from virginia to georgia and tennessee. It is primarily noted for its (1) large, hairy, triangularly-lobed (7-9 lobes), sharply-toothed, green leaves (to 5 across) that have a velvety texture, (2) hairy, rusty-brown flowering stems and. Heuchera villosa, the hairy alumroot, is a small evergreen perennial native to the eastern united states. It is found only on rock outcrops, growing on cliffs and boulders. Although hairy alumroots native habitat in virginia is mostly in the southwestern mountains, its five-inch wide, semi-evergreen leaves and late season flower plumes make it a species worthy of consideration for a woodland garden. Heuchera have palmately lobed leaves on long petioles, and a thick, woody rootstock. The genus was named after johann heinrich von heucher (16771746), an 18th-century german physician, and professor at wittenberg university. There are approximately 37 species, but the taxonomy of the genus is difficult because the species often intergrade with one another, hybridization is.