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Geum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 24644

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Acomastylis Greene
  Common Name(s): avens [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyRosaceae  – roses  
                               GenusGeum L. – avens  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Geum aleppicum Jacq. – yellow avens 
                                  Species Geum X aurantiacum Fr. – avens 
                                  Species Geum calthifolium Menzies ex Sm. – calthaleaf avens 
                                  Species Geum canadense Jacq. – white avens 
                                  Species Geum X catlingii J.-P. Bernard & R. Gauthier – Catling's avens 
                                  Species Geum geniculatum Michx. – bent avens 
                                  Species Geum glaciale Adams ex Fisch. & C.A. Mey. – glacier avens 
                                  Species Geum laciniatum Murray – rough avens 
                                  Species Geum X macneillii J.-P. Bernard & R. Gauthier  
                                  Species Geum X macranthum (Kearney) B. Boivin – avens 
                                  Species Geum macrophyllum Willd. – large-leaf avens, largeleaf avens 
                                  Species Geum peckii Pursh – mountain avens 
                                  Species Geum X pervale B. Boivin  
                                  Species Geum X pulchrum Fernald (pro sp.) – avens 
                                  Species Geum radiatum Michx. – spreading avens, Appalachian avens 
                                  Species Geum rivale L. – water avens, purple avens 
                                  Species Geum rossii (R. Br.) Ser. – alpine avens, Ross' avens 
                                  Species Geum schofieldii Calder & Roy L. Taylor – Queen Charlotte avens 
                                  Species Geum triflorum Pursh – prairie smoke, prairiesmoke, old man's whiskers 
                                  Species Geum urbanum L. – herb bennet 
                                  Species Geum vernum (Raf.) Torr. & A. Gray – heartleaf avens, spring avens 
                                  Species Geum virginianum L. – cream avens 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Geum   
  Source: Rosaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Geum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Geum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Geum   
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