Geum rossii

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Geum rossii
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Geum
Species: G. rossii
Binomial name
Geum rossii
(R.Br.) Ser.

Geum rossii is a species of flowering plant in the rose family known by the common names Ross' avens and alpine avens. It is native to North America where its distribution spans northern Canada and the high mountains of the western United States. It grows at high-latitude and high-elevation habitat, including the Arctic and in alpine climates. There are three varieties. One, var. depressum, is endemic to Washington in the United States, where it is limited to the Wenatchee Mountains.[1]


  1. ^ Geum rossii var. depressum. USFS Celebrating Wildflowers Critically Imperiled Plant Profile.

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