Generally, these plants thrive in either full sun or partial shade, although the leaves of American alumroot
and hybrids with marbled or variegated foliage will scorch in full sun in hot weather.
Heuchera amerieana L.; American, Common, or Tall Alumroot
; Roadside ditch and meadow; Rare but locally frequent; C = 7; BSUH 14910.
Unripe bananas, pomegranate, chickpeas, yellow split peas, okra, turmeric, alfalfa sprouts, and alumroot
are examples of the astringent taste.
Among seeds to sow on the surface are alumroot
, Helen's flower, lobelia, wild mint, and penstemon.
hirsuticaulis (Wheelock) Rosend., Butters & Lakela: American alumroot
. Infrequent on rock ledges bordering Sugar Creek, Sugar Mill Creek, and Turkey Run Creek; 193; C = 7.