On edge of scree
Geum with shiny green crinkly leaves with reddish edges. Long single flower stems are apparent but flowering has finished.
Geum uniflorum, growing in damp snowbank area
Cannon River Wilderness Area (east unit)
Geum leiospermum, growing amongst boulders on schist outcrop
Geum /ˈdʒiːəm/, commonly called avens, is a genus of about 50 species of rhizomatous perennial herbaceous plants in the rose family Rosaceae, native to Europe, Asia, North and South America, Africa, and New Zealand. They are closely related to Potentilla and Fragaria. From a basal rosette of leaves they produce flowers on wiry stalks, in shades of red, yellow and orange, in midsummer. Geum species are evergreen except where winter temperatures drop below 0 °F (−18 °C)....