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Geum Urbanum

(Common name:- Avens)

Classification

Avens is a perennial plant also called avens, wood avens, herb bennet and herbs Benedicta.

Geum Urbanum

Plant Description

It has an erect hairy stem, red at the base with terminal bright yellow drooping flowers.

It is a common wayside plant in Great Britain, plenty in woods and hedges in England, Ireland, and southern Scotland. It is found scarcely in the north.

It has thin; upright, wiry stems slightly branched from 1 to 2 feet in height of reddish brown on one side.

It blooms between May and august and its flowers are 1 to 2 cm in diameter having five bright yellow petals.

The root is short rhizome like a finger. Near the ground there are growing leaves which also stays till winters.

The whole plant grows to 30cm or more than one meter in size.

The leaves of the stalk are like a saw and featured and flowers are rather small, mostly less than a centimeter.

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