Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Geum canadense Jacq. image
Photographer: Theodore S. Cochrane           

Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Kitty Kohout

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert H. Read

Stephen L. Solheim

Theodore S. Cochrane
Family Rosaceae
Geum canadense Jacq.
white avens
Geum: an ancient Latin name used by Pliny for this group
canadense: of or referring to Canada
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 16"-36" tall forb with slender stems
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/2" wide, spreading petals nearly as long or longer than the sepals; inflorescence of erect flowers on long stalks in a branched cluster (corymb); blooms May-June
Fruit:hooked, dry seeds in a roundish cluster
Leaf:mostly 3-parted to undivided, toothed; long-stalked basal leaves with the end and side segments mostly alike
Habitat: dry to moist; woods, disturbed sites
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Geum canadense Jacq. var. camporum (Rydb.) Fernald & Weath.

         
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