Prairie Alumroot

Botanical Name: Heuchera richardsonii

Height: about 60 cm

Season of bloom: Summer.

Growing Conditions: Sun. Ordinary well-drained garden soil

Wildlife benefits: Small flowers are modest to our eyes but they are much visited by small native bees.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No

Remarks: Dense foliage useful for edging. Hairy leaves and drought-tolerance distinguish this species from other eastern Alumroots.

Similar species: American Alumroot, Maple-leaved Alumroot

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