water avens

Definitions of water avens
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n erect perennial of north temperate zone having pinnate leaves and a few nodding flowers with a brown-purple calyx and orange and pink petals

Synonyms:
Geum rivale, Indian chocolate, chocolate root, purple avens
Type of:
avens
any of various perennials of the genus Geum having usually pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers

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