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Yellow Avens - Geum aleppicum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Stems erect or ascending, 25–90 cm, hirsute. Leaf blades obovate, sparsely hairy, 7–15 cm long, divided into 5 to 9 ovate, dentate main leaflets; the terminal lobe or leaflet little wider than the adjacent ones. Inflorescence an open, erect, leafy-bracteate cyme. Flowers erect; hypanthium saucer-shaped; sepals green, 3–7 mm long, reflexed, tomentose on the margins; petals yellow, 5–8 mm long. Achenes 3–4 mm long, long-hairy; mature persistent style 3–5 mm long, glabrous; the deciduous, spreading upper portion hirsute (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to CA, NM, MN and PA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 13

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Habitat
Wet meadows, fens, marshes, thickets, moist to wet forests, often along streams; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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