Definitions of avens
  1. noun
    any of various perennials of the genus Geum having usually pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers
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    Geum alleppicum strictum, Geum strictum, yellow avens
    erect subshrub with deep yellow flowers; Europe and Asia and North America
    Geum canadense, bennet, white avens
    North American white-flowered avens
    Geum macrophyllum, yellow avens
    hairy yellow-flowered plant of eastern Asia and North America
    Geum rivale, Indian chocolate, chocolate root, purple avens, water avens
    erect perennial of north temperate zone having pinnate leaves and a few nodding flowers with a brown-purple calyx and orange and pink petals
    Geum triflorum, prairie smoke, purple avens
    North American perennial with hairy basal pinnate leaves and purple flowers and plume-tipped fruits
    Geum urbanum, clover-root, cloveroot, herb bennet, wood avens
    hairy Eurasian plant with small yellow flowers and an astringent root formerly used medicinally
    Geum virginianum, bennet, white avens
    avens of Virginia having pale or greenish yellow flowers
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    subshrub, suffrutex
    low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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