Heuchera hirsutissima

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Heuchera hirsutissima
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Heuchera
Species: H. hirsutissima
Binomial name
Heuchera hirsutissima
Rosend., Butters & Lakela

Heuchera hirsutissima is a species of flowering plant in the saxifrage family known by the common name shaggy-haired alumroot.


The perennial is endemic to the San Jacinto Mountains of Riverside County, California, where it grows on rocky slopes.

While uncommon in the wild, this species is cultivated as an attractive garden flower and ornamental plant.


Heuchera hirsutissima is a rhizomatous perennial herb with small, lobed, rounded leaves.

It produces an erect, hairy inflorescence which bears light pink flowers.

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