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Geum aleppicum  Jacq.
Aleppo avens,   Yellow avens
Geum aleppicum is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).
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(16 records)
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
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Genus: Geum
Family: Rosaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSGeum aleppicum ssp. strictum
PLANTSGeum aleppicum var. strictum
PLANTSGeum strictum var. decurrens
JEF + PLANTSGeum strictum
Information about  Geum aleppicum from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (GEAL3)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 01/30/2023).