from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various North American perennials of the genus Heuchera having palmately lobed basal leaves and leafless stalks bearing numerous small greenish, white, or reddish flowers.
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- noun Any of several
perennial herbs, of the genus Heuchera, native to North America
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- noun any of several herbs of the genus Heuchera
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From the use of its root as an astringent.]