Geum calthifolium Menzies ex Sm.
  • The Cyclopedia
  • Caltha-leaved avens

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Geum calthifolium Menzies ex Sm. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 17 Oct 2021'

General Information

Plants subscapose. Stems 8–40 cm, sparsely hirsute proximally, puberulent throughout. Leaves: basal 5–25 cm, blade strongly lyrate-pinnate, sometimes simple, major leaflet 1, minor leaflets 1–7, terminal leaflet much larger than minor laterals; cauline 1.5–4.5 cm, stipules not evident, blade ?bractlike, not resembling basal?, simple. Inflorescences 1–2(–4)-flowered. Pedicels downy, hirsute, eglandular. Flowers erect; epicalyx bractlets 2–6 mm; hypanthium green or green with slight maroon tinge; sepals erect-spreading, 6–11 mm; petals spreading, yellow, obcordate-obdeltate to nearly orbiculate, 9–13 mm, longer than sepals, apex broadly and shallowly emarginate. Fruiting tori sessile, glabrous. Fruiting styles wholly persistent, not geniculate-jointed, 9–14 mm, apex not hooked, pilose in basal 3/4, eglandular. 2n = 42.

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    Other Local Names

    Caltha-leaved avens

     Information From

    Flora of North America @
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Flora of North America Association
    CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).