Wood avens, or Geum urbanum

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Date:July 1955

Description:This so-called "blessed herb," also known as "avens" or "herb bennet," is a perennial found in woods and shady hedgerows.

Flowering between May and August, it can grow to a height of 60cm.

This example was collected at Ecton, near Wetton in Staffordshire by local naturalist Eric Edees in summer 1955.

About this plant

This plant is now cared for by staff at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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Source: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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