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White Avens - Geum canadense

Status Under Review
Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

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

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General Description
Stems erect or ascending, 30–100 cm, sparsely hairy to glabrous. Leaf blades obovate, 8–15 cm long, divided into 2 to 4 ovate, dentate main lateral leaflets; the terminal leaflet wider than the laterals. Inflorescence an open, erect, pubescent, leafy-bracteate cyme. Flowers erect; hypanthium saucer-shaped; sepals green, 4–8 mm long, reflexed, tomentose on the margins; petals white, 5–9 mm long. Achenes 2–4 mm long, long-hairy; persistent style 4–7 mm long, glabrous; the deciduous, hooked upper portion sparsely hairy (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
In Rosebud and Powder River counties; MT to NS south to TX, AL and GA (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1

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References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Culver, D.R. 1994. Floristic analysis of the Centennial Region, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. 199 pp.
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