Heuchera parishii


in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 22: 109. 1905,.

Common names: Mill Creek alum-root
EndemicConservation concern
Synonyms: Heuchera alpestris Rosendahl, Butters & Lakela
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 98. Mentioned on page 84, 87, 99.

Herbs subcaulescent; caudex branched. Flowering stems 8–40 cm, long stipitate-glandular, viscid. Leaves: petiole densely long stipitate-glandular; blade broadly ovate or reniform, deeply 5-lobed, 2–4 cm, base cordate or truncate, lobes rounded, margins dentate, apex obtuse, surfaces long stipitate-glandular, viscid. Inflorescences dense, (secund). Flowers: hypanthium strongly bilaterally symmetric, free 0.8 mm on abaxial side, 1.2–2 mm on adaxial side, weakly inflated, pink to reddish, narrowly campanulate, 3.5–6 mm, short stipitate-glandular proximally, long stipitate-glandular distally; sepals erect, green-tipped, unequal, 0.5–1 mm on abaxial side, 1.5–2 mm on adaxial side, apex rounded; petals spreading, pink, narrowly oblanceolate, unlobed, (unequal, shorter on abaxial side, resembling filaments), 2–3 mm (equaling or longer than sepals), margins entire; stamens exserted 1.5 mm; styles exserted 0.5–1.5 mm, 1.5–2.5 mm, 0.1+ mm diam. Capsules ovoid, 4–6 mm, beaks divergent, not papillose. Seeds black, fusiform, rounded at 1 end, acute at other, ca. 0.9 mm.

Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Shaded rocky places in yellow pine and red fir forest
Elevation: 1500-3800 m


Of conservation concern.

Heuchera parishii occurs in the San Bernardino Mountains.

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Lower Taxa

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Elizabeth Fortson Wells +  and Barbara Greene Shipes +
Rydberg +
Mill Creek alum-root +
1500-3800 m +
Shaded rocky places in yellow pine and red fir forest +
Flowering Jul–Aug. +
in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
Heuchera alpestris +
Heuchera parishii +
Heuchera +
species +