Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about White Avens at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
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JK Marlow jkm100626_106
June Avery County NC
The Roan Highlands
Sepals green, lanceolate, 4-7mm long, acute, spreading to reflexed, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
JK Marlow jkm190604_8996
June Greenville County SC
Flowers about 0.5" wide; 5 rounded petals about equal in length to sepals, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
COMPARE flowers of Pale and White Avens
JK Marlow jkm150827_899b
August Haywood County NC
Corneille Bryan Native Garden
Aggregation of achenes in dry, bristly heads with hook-like appendages, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
COMPARE fruits that are an aggregate of achenes
August Pickens County SC
Lower leaves have 3 ovate toothed leaflets, upper leaves usually simple, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.