White Avens (Geum canadense)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Geum canadense Accepted
Geum canadense var. grimesii Synonym
Geum canadense var. camporum Synonym
Geum canadense var. brevipes Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Various insects

Pops up every few years in my yard.

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