Geum peckii

Pursh

Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 352. 1813.

Common names: Mountain avens
Conservation concernEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 64. Mentioned on page 60.

Plants subscapose. Stems 7–40 cm, glabrate, sparsely downy, or pilose proximally, downy or pilose distally. Leaves: basal 5–15 cm, blade strongly lyrate-pinnate, major leaflet 1, minor leaflets 4–10, terminal leaflet much larger than minor laterals; cauline 0.8–1.7 (–2.5) cm, stipules not evident, blade bractlike, not resembling basal, simple, 3-fid. Inflorescences 1–2 (–4) -flowered. Pedicels densely downy, usually eglandular. Flowers erect; epicalyx bractlets 2–3 mm; hypanthium green; sepals spreading, 4–7 mm; petals spreading, yellow, obcordate, nearly orbiculate, or broadly ovate, 9–13 mm, nearly 2 times sepals, apex broadly rounded, emarginate, or irregularly erose. Fruiting tori sessile, glabrous. Fruiting styles wholly persistent, not geniculate-jointed, 6–9 mm, apex not hooked, pilose in basal 1/3, eglandular. 2n = 42.


Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Alpine meadows, wet spots on rocky cliffs and slopes, montane streamsides, coastal bogs
Elevation: 0–1900 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Geum peckii occurs at 0–10 m in Nova Scotia and at 1500–1900 m in New Hampshire.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Geum peckii"
eglandular +, sessile +, erose +  and emarginate +
pilose +  and glabrous +
Joseph R. Rohrer +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
3-fid +  and bractlike +
free +  and distinct +
1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
Mountain avens +
N.S. +  and N.H. +
not +  and aggregated +
0–1900 m +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (4.6 cm46 mm <br />0.046 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and aggregated +
tapered +, ovoid +  and fusiform +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
Alpine meadows, wet spots on rocky cliffs and slopes, montane streamsides, coastal bogs +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
crassinucellate +
odd-pinnate +, lyrate-pinnate +, 3-foliolate +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
winter-persistent +
cauline +  and basal +
cordate +, reniform +, orbiculate +, oblanceolate +, obovate +, oblong +, elliptic +  and rhombic +
palmate +  and pinnate +
crenate +, dentate +, laciniate +, 2-7-lobed +, flat +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
inferior +  and superior +
clustered +, biseriate +  and superposed +
purple-veined +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
free +  and distinct +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
Flowering summer. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
Fl. Amer. Sept. +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
deltate-lanceolate +, deltate-ovate +  and deltate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Conservation concern +  and Endemic +
free +  and distinct +
1 +  and 5 +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
palmate +  and pinnate +
adnate +  and free +
geniculate-jointed +  and entire +
persistent +
distinct +
elongating +
basal +, lateral +, subterminal +  and terminal +
hairy +  and glabrous +
not hooked +  and hooked +
accrescent +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (?) +
Acomastylis +, Erythrocoma +, Novosieversia +  and Stylypus +
Geum peckii +
species +
inconspicuous +
hemispheric +  and cylindric +
enlarged +
not geniculate-jointed +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
hairy +  and glabrous +