Geum Vernum, or more commonly know as Spring Avens, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Geum. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 1.6 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during mid spring, is tolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Geum Vernum or Spring Avens's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.
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