Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Geum laciniatum Murray image
Photographer: from USDA Plants website           
Family Rosaceae
Geum laciniatum Murray
rough avens
Geum: an ancient Latin name used by Pliny for this group
laciniatum: Latin for "slashed or lacerated"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 16"-40" tall forb with hairy stems
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/3" wide, spreading petals much shorter than the sepals; inflorescence of erect flowers on long stalks; blooms May-June
Fruit:hooked, dry seed in a roundish cluster
Leaf:undersides silvery from fine hairs; basal leaves long-stalked, pinnately-divided into lobed and toothed segments, end and side segments mostly alike; upper leaves 3-parted
Habitat: moist to wet
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Geum laciniatum Murray var. laciniatum
Geum laciniatum Murray var. trichocarpum Fernald

         
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