OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Geum laciniatum   FAMILY Rosaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Geum laciniatum   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-07-003:
Geum laciniatum   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough Avens


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image of Geum laciniatum, Rough Avens

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_gela_002_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Geum laciniatum   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Geum laciniatum   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-07-003:
Geum laciniatum   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

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3250

Forb (sometimes somewhat woody at base)
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in fens and wet meadows, rich alluvial soil of bottomland forests, especially over calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Leaves, particularly lower stem leaves, pinnately dissected or compound, then the divisions deeply lobed or dissected
Basal & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Achene

 

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