Scientific Name: Geum macrophyllum
Family Name: Rosaceae
Bloom Period: Summer to Fall
Life Span: Perennial
Height: Up 30-70 cm tall
Habitat: Scattered at low to subalpine elevations in moist and wet forests, seepage areas, openings, and clearings.
Leaf Description: Basal leaves in a cluster growing from a hairy stem; long-stalked and compound. Top leaflets are heart-shaped to kidney shaped; shallowly lobed and toothed. Larger than the leaflets below them.
Flower and Petal Description: Bright yellow, saucer-shaped; solitary or in a few-flowered cluster at tip of stem.
Stem Description: Hairy stem.
Fruit Description: Clusters of hairy seeds, with persistent styles bearing an S-shaped bend near tip.
Medicinal Uses: Native used as a tea to sooth rash-causing diseases, including smallpox.
This flower is native to the area.