"Prairie Alumroot, American Sanicle, Cliffweed, Ground Maple, Rock Geranium"
Heuchera after Johann Heinrich von Heuchera, early German medical botanist and richardsonii after Sir John Richardson, 19th century explorer of North America.
|Sun Exposure||Prairie, Savanna|
|Soil Moisture||Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry|
Summer May, June, July
|Bloom Color||Cream, Green|
|Max Height||2 feet|
|Germ Code||C(30), D|
|Seeds Per Packet||750|
|Seeds Per Ounce||700,000|
Found on the drier soils of rocky woodlands and on sandy prairies. Small green-white flowers from April to June.
Native Americans and early settlers used pounded dried roots to help close wounds that were difficult to heal. The same powder was also used to treat sore throats. The Meskwaki made a dressing from the green leaves to heal open wounds and sores.
Edible Uses: Unknown
Medicinal Uses: Unknown
Herbal Uses: Unknown