large-leaved avens

(Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed

 

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NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Wetland
Indicator
Status

Great Plains

FACW - Facultative wetland

Midwest

FACW - Facultative wetland

Northcentral & Northeast

FACW - Facultative wetland

Nativity

Native

Occurrence

Common

 
Habitat

Moist. Forest edges and openings, wet meadows, streambanks, and roadsides. Partial or light shade.

 
Flowering

May to July

 
Flower Color

Yellow

 
Height

12 to 44

 

Identification

The terminal leaflet of the basal leaf is kidney-shaped and larger than the lateral leaflets. The upper leaves are divided into 3 leaflets or into 3 lobes cut nearly to the base. These leaflets or lobes are inversely lance-shaped to inversely egg-shaped.

The flowers are yellow. The flower stalks (pedicels) are covered with fine, short, glandular hairs.

The fruiting styles are sparsely to densely dotted with stalked glands.

 
Similar
Species

Yellow avens (Geum aleppicum) terminal leaflet of the basal leaf is similar in shape and only slightly larger than the lateral leaflets. The pedicels do not have glandular hairs. The fruiting styles do not have stalked glands.


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Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 24, 28, 29.


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Taxonomy

Family:

Rosaceae (rose)

 

Subfamily:

Rosoideae

 

Tribe:

Colurieae

 
Synonyms

Geum macrophyllum ssp. perincisum

Geum macrophyllum var. rydbergii

Geum oregonense

Geum perincisum

Geum perincisum var. intermedium

 
Common
Names

big-leaf avens

large-leaf avens

large-leaved avens

largeleaf avens

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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About

Fruit: multiple achenes each with a tail. The large pinnately compound leaves each with a large terminal leaflet and distinctly smaller lateral leaflets are distinctive. Perennial herb often of seeps, wet meadows, and stream banks at low elevation in the mountains.

 
     
  Large Leaf Avens
Askbud ca
 
   
 
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Published on Apr 15, 2013

Large Leaf Avens, Vancouver Island, to learn more about Vancouver Island, visit http://www.askbud.ca

 
     

 

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Published on May 29, 2013

Large-leaved Avens is a member of the Rose Family. When they go to seed a burr-like seed capsule forms which catches easily in clothing and pet hair.

 
     
  Largeleaf avens (Geum macrophyllum) - 2016-06-12
Westdelta
 
   
 
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Published on Jun 13, 2016

Geum macrophyllum, commonly known as largeleaf avens or large-leaved avens is a is a perennial plant in the rose family (Rosaceae), which grows in shady places (such as woodland edges and near hedgerows).

Geo location: 52.05379 4.21768

 
     

 

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