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Geum virginianum Linnaeus. Cream Avens. Phen: Jun-Aug; Jul-Nov. Hab: Bottomland forests, moist slope forests, swamp forests, and extending upslope to mesic or even dry sites, especially over mafic rocks. Dist: MA and NY west to IN, south to SC and TN.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA9, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tat, Tn, Va, W, WV, Bolle (1933), Robertson (1974); > Geum flavum (Porter) E.P.Bicknell – S13; > Geum hirsutum Muhl. ex Link – S; > Geum virginianum L. – S, S13

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily ?: 5

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