Scientific Name: Geum macrophyllum Form: Vase
Common Name:large-leaved avens Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Arching
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: U.S. - northeast, B.C. east of Cascades, Canada - eastern, U.S. - southwest, B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - northwest, Canada - central, Canada - northern Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Odd-pinnate, Spatulate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, Yellow, Jun- May
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Green, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun only if soil kept moist, Filtered shade
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Waterside planting, Native planting
Key ID Features:Leaves mostly compound with largest leaflet at tip (stem leaves usually sessile, deeply lobed); florets cymose, 3-10, rounded yellow petals, many stems, and many pistils forming achenes.