Definition of alum root in English:

alum root

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noun

chiefly North American
Another term for heuchera.
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  • Heuchera americana, or alum root, is adaptable to sun or shade, given sufficient moisture.
  • The amount of alum root in such compounds is 1 ounce.
  • It was called Alum Root Flower because its roots shared the astringent qualities of species of true alum root.

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