Andy's Yukon Wildflowers

Ross Avens

Keno Hill, Keno City

Geum rossii

Ross Avens, copyright 2008 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

 

Also known as: Alpine avens, Ross' avens.

Habitat:  Moist alpine tundra.

Interest: This plant forms dense clumps with numerous divided basal leaves.  Tolerates calcareous (calcium carbonate-rich) soil. It is an amphi-Beringian plant. The plant was named after James C. Ross, who was an arctic and antarctic explorer in the 1800's.

Location: Keno Hill, Keno City, Yukon
Date: July 28, 2008

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Sudbury, Ontario

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