Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Geum vernum (Raf.) Torr. & A.Gray image
Photographer: Kitty Kohout           
Family Rosaceae
Geum vernum (Raf.) Torr. & A.Gray
spring avens
Geum: an ancient Latin name used by Pliny for this group
vernum: of spring
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-24" tall forb
Flower: yellow to white, 5-parted, 1/8" wide, petals the same length as the sepals; blooms April-May
Fruit:dry seed, in short stalked cluster
Leaf:some basal leaves long-stalked, almost undivided; stem leaves pinnately-divided to 3-parted
Habitat: woods; in rich soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Stylypus vernus Raf.

         
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