Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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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

Syn: = Ar, C, F, FNA9, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, WV, Bolle (1933), Robertson (1974); > Geum hirsutum – S; > Geum virginianum – S

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