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Geum rivale (Water Avens)

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Geum rivale (Water Avens)

$ 5.99
  • We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.

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Common Name:  Water Avens

Attracts:  Bees

Use:  Naturalizing

Light:  Full Sun to Part Sun

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 7   USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Moist to Wet

Flower Time:  June to Early August

Flower Color:  Purple

Height:  .75' - 1'

Notes:  Geum rivale (Water Avens) is a clump-forming wildflower of boggy meadows and wetlands, attractive to many bees.  It is said that boiling the roots results in a mildly chocolate flavored tea.

Native to Northern US:  Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).

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