Yellow Avens
Yellow Avens
Geum aleppicum
Rose Family - Rosaceae
Flowers with five petals (about 1 inch wide) and many stamens associated with a central greenish cone. (Photographed - late June)
An erect herb (1 to 4' tall) with solitary or branching clusters of bright yellow flowers on hairy stalks and stems.
Basal leaves stalked and divided into 5 to 7 major leaflets interspersed with varying numbers of small leaflets. Terminal leaflets wedge-shaped at the base and often lobated. Upper leaves unstalked.
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