Photo below: Macroom, Co.Cork
Cup-shaped pinkish-cream or orange-pink flowers, red-purple sepals. Drooping flower stalks. Basal leaves with large rounded terminal leaflet. Height: 20-30cm.
Locally frequent N Ireland, scattered elsewhere. Damp woods, meadows, ditches, river banks. Usually lowland, but can also be found in mountainous areas.
The fertile hybrid G. x intermedium can occur when Wood Avens and Water Avens are growing near each other. Yellow flowers.
Water Avens. Macroom, Co.Cork. April 2008