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alumroot

Definitions of alumroot
  1. noun
    any of several herbs of the genus Heuchera
    synonyms: alumbloom
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    types:
    Heuchera americana, rock geranium
    plant with basal leaves mottled with white and flowers in lax panicles on erect stems
    Heuchera cylindrica, poker alumroot, poker heuchera
    plant with leathery heart-shaped leaf blades clustered at base of long stalks with greenish-white flowers clustered along the upper part; western North America
    Heuchera sanguinea, coralbells
    perennial plant of the western United States having bright red flowers in feathery spikes; used as an ornamental
    type of:
    herb, herbaceous plant
    a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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