Taxon: Geum macrophyllum Willd.

 
Genus: Geum
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Rosoideae
      Tribe: Colurieae
Nomen number: 431618
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:557. 1809
Name Verified on: 04-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Nov-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • big-leaf avens  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • large-leaf avens  (Source: F NE US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kurile Islands, - Sakhalin
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota, - North Dakota, - South Dakota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New York, - Vermont
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Russian Federation-European part - European part
    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Netherlands
    • Northern Europe: Finland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom

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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image