Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in SC Coastal Plain)

Look for it in moist slope forests, bottomland forests, swamp forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple, divided or compound
Basal & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Geum canadense   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Geum canadense var. canadense   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-07-001:
Geum canadense   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
White Avens