HyperDic: avens

English > 1 sense of the word avens:
NOUNplantavensany of various perennials of the genus Geum having usually pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers
English > avens: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of various perennials of the genus Geum having usually pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers.
Member ofGeum, genus Geumavens
Narrowerbennet, white avens, Geum canadenseNorth American white-flowered avens
bennet, white avens, Geum virginianumavens of Virginia having pale or greenish yellow flowers
herb bennet, cloveroot, clover-root, wood avens, Geum urbanumhairy Eurasian plant with small yellow flowers and an astringent root formerly used medicinally
prairie smoke, purple avens, Geum triflorumNorth American perennial with hairy basal pinnate leaves and purple flowers and plume-tipped fruits
water avens, Indian chocolate, purple avens, chocolate root, Geum rivaleErect perennial of north temperate zone having pinnate leaves and a few nodding flowers with a brown-purple calyx and orange and pink petals
yellow avens, Geum alleppicum strictum, Geum strictumErect subshrub with deep yellow flowers
yellow avens, Geum macrophyllumhairy yellow-flowered plant of eastern Asia and North America
Broadersubshrub, suffrutexlow-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base

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