Geum

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For the river, see Geum River.
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Geum coccineum flower,
foliage and immature fruit
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Rosales
Family:Rosaceae
Subfamily:Rosoideae
Genus:Geum
Species

About 50; see text

Geum is a genus of about 50 species of perennial herbaceous plants in the rose family Rosaceae, native to Europe, Asia, North and South America, Africa and New Zealand. They are closely related to Potentilla and Fragaria.

Species
  • Geum aleppicum
  • Geum bulgaricum
  • Geum calthifolium
  • Geum canadense - White Avens
  • Geum chiloense
  • Geum coccineum - Red Avens
  • Geum elatum
  • Geum heterocarpum
  • Geum japonicum
  • Geum leiospermum
  • Geum macrophyllum - Yellow Avens
  • Geum molle
  • Geum montanum - Alpine Avens
  • Geum parviflorum
  • Geum peckii
  • Geum pentapetalum
  • Geum pyrenaicum
  • Geum reptans - Creeping Avens
  • Geum rhodopeum
  • Geum rivale - Water Avens
  • Geum rossii
  • Geum sikkimense
  • Geum sylvaticum
  • Geum triflorum - Purple Avens
  • Geum turbinatum
  • Geum uniflorum
  • Geum urbanum - Wood Avens or Herb Bennet
  • Geum virginianum - Virginia AvensTemplate:Plant-stub
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