yellow avens

(Geum aleppicum)

Conservation Status
yellow avens
Photo by Kirk Nelson
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

NNR - Unranked

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
Wetland Indicator Status
     
  Great Plains

FACU - Facultative upland

     
  Midwest

FACW - Facultative wetland

     
  Northcentral & Northeast

FAC - Facultative

     
           
 
Description
 
 

The stems are stout. The entire stem is densely hairy, including near the base.

The terminal leaflet of the basal leaf is usually similar in shape and only slightly larger than the lateral leaflets. Lower stem leaves are pinnately divided into 5 to 9 leaflets. There are often minute, minor leaflets between the principal leaflets.

The flowers are yellow. The flower stalks (pedicels) do not have glandular hairs.

The fruiting styles do not have stalked glands.

 
     
 

Height

 
 

12 to 48

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Yellow

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
 

Large-leaved avens (Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum) terminal leaflet of the basal leaf is kidney-shaped and larger than the lateral leaflets. The pedicels are covered with fine, short, glandular hairs. The fruiting styles are sparsely to densely dotted with stalked glands.

White avens (Geum canadense) stems are slender. The lower stem is hairless or sparsely hairy. Basal and stem leaves ar divided into only 3 leaflets or lobes. The petals are yellow. It is found in wet areas.

 
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Wet. Forests, woodlands, thickets, meadows, marshes, streambanks, roadside ditches.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

June to July

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

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

 
  11/2/2018      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

Common

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (dicots)  
  Subclass Rosidae  
  Superorder Rosanae  
 

Order

Rosales (roses, elms, figs, and allies)  
 

Family

Rosaceae (rose)  
  Subfamily Rosoideae  
  Tribe Colurieae  
 

Genus

Geum (avens)  
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

Some authorities recognize two subspecies: Geum aleppicum ssp. aleppicum, in Europe and Asia; and Geum aleppicum ssp. strictum, in North America.

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Geum aleppicum ssp. strictum

Geum aleppicum var. strictum

Geum decurrens

Geum strictum

Geum strictum var. decurrens

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

Aleppo avens

yellow avens

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Published on Jul 2, 2016

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