CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record heuchera_rubescens_var._versicolor - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 12:21 ET c
Heuchera rubescens var. versicolor
common nameSan Diego County alumroot
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life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 3.3
LIST 3: We need more information about this plant (Review List).
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5T4      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (3):
Cuyamaca Peak (020A) 3211685, Hot Springs Mountain (048D) 3311635, Palomar Observatory (049D) 3311637
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), Colorado (CO), New Mexico (NM), Texas (TX), Utah (UT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)/rocky
blooming period May-Jun  
elevation range1500 - 4000 meters
Previously on List 2.3. Difficult to differentiate from typical H. rubescens based on habitat, elevation, and geography; needs further study. A synonym of H. rubescens in TJM 2. See Leaflets of Botanical Observation and Criticism 1:112 (1905) for original description, and Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 33(1):47 (1934) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameHeuchera rubescens Torr. var. versicolor (Greene) M.G. Stewart
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Additional information:
standard acronym  HERUV Element Code  PDSAX0E106
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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