Geum macrophyllum

Herbaceous perennial with large, toothed, 3-lobed basal leaves. Flowers are terminal with five delicate, yellow petals. Tolerates seasonal flooding.

Geum macrophyllum (c) Matt Lavin

Photo credit: Geum macrophyllum (c) Matt Lavin

Geum macrophyllum (c) Walter Siegmund

Photo credit: Geum macrophyllum (c) Walter Siegmund

Geum macrophyllum leaf (c) Walter Siegmund

Photo credit: Geum macrophyllum leaf (c) Walter Siegmund

  • Geum macrophyllum (c) Matt Lavin
  • Geum macrophyllum (c) Walter Siegmund
  • Geum macrophyllum leaf (c) Walter Siegmund

Plant Details

Habitat:
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Wet Prairie
Found in moist woods and meadows, and near streams.
Mature Height:
6-36"
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
moist, well-drained soil
Special Uses:
Attracts insects.