Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3252

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in floodplain forests, bogs, and boggy meadows, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Basal, lower, and median leaves simple and pinnately dissected or lobed or compound, then the divisions deeply lobed or dissected
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Bright yellow
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx/5 bracts
5 petals
More than 25 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Geum aleppicum   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Geum aleppicum   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-07-004:
Geum aleppicum   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Geum aleppicum var. strictum

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Avens


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image of Geum aleppicum, Yellow Avens

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gest2_001_lvd