Spring Avens
Geum vernum

Spring Avens (Geum vernum) Other common names: Early Water Avens

Other scientific names: Stylipus vernus

Family: Rose Family (Rosaceae)

Group: Avens

Flowers: Spring;  Yellow;  5 parts (petals)

Leaves: Compound, Toothed

Habitat: Forests, Wet Areas, Riverbanks

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 238   

For more information visit: Ontario Wildflowers

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Spring Avens (Geum vernum) flowers

Spring Avens flowers hang down in the early spring woods.

Spring Avens (Geum vernum) flowers

Spring Avens plants and flowers are very dainty.

Spring Avens (Geum vernum) flower

The flowers of Spring Avens are quite tiny.

Spring Avens (Geum vernum) flower

Because the flowers hang down, you rarely see the actual flower.

Spring Avens (Geum vernum) flowers

Spring Avens (Geum vernum) leaves

Spring Avens leaves.

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