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Genus: G

Gaillardia
Blanket flower
Galium
sweet woodruff
Gaultheria
checkerberry; salal; shallon; lemon leaf; teaberry; wintergreen
Gaylussacia
black huckleberry
Gelsemium
yellow jessamine
Geranium
wild geranium
Geum
chocolate root; water avens
Gillenia
Indian physic; bowman's root
Goodyera
orchid
Gymnocarpium
oak fern
Gypsophila
clumping baby's breath

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Geum

(Rosaceae - rose family)
About 50 species of perennial herbs native to temperate areas.

Geum rivale - Oct 31 Geum rivale - Oct 31 Geum rivale - Oct 31
rivale peren • ht 8"; fl stalks to 24" • zones 3-8

water avens; chocolate root


native, moist - wet, sun - shade
Eur, Asia, N Amer

Evergreen leaves form a basal rosette. The small, purple-orange flowers appear on a tall stalk in late spring. The rootstock of this plant, when boiled, is described in a number of references as producing a drink which resembles hot chocolate.

cat # 4H3R
$8.95 each