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Catlings Avens
Geum X catlingii

Catlings Avens (Geum X catlingii) Other scientific names: Geum canadense

French names: Benoîte de Catling

Family: Rose Family (Rosaceae)

Group: Avens

Distinctive features: See "Flowers".

Similar species:
  •   White Avens (Geum canadense) - White flowers.

  •   Wood Avens (Geum urbanum) - Flowers are more yellow, fuller looking.

  •   Yellow Avens (Geum aleppicum) - Flowers are a richer yellow, fuller looking. Stem is stouter.

  •   Water Avens (Geum rivale) - Flowers are very different, grows in wetlands.

Flowers: Summer;  Yellow;  5 parts (petals);  Petals are naroower and sparser-looking than Wood Avens (Geum urbanum) and White Avens (Geum canadense), and are paler yellow.

Leaves: Alternate

Habitat: Forests

Native/Non-native: Native

Notes: Catlings Avens is a hybrid between Wood Avens (Geum urbanum) and White Avens (Geum canadense).

Photographs: 24 photographs available, of which 1 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Catlings Avens (Geum X catlingii)

The flower.

Range map for Catlings Avens (Geum X catlingii)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)