Irish wildflowers
Hybrid Avens, Geum x intermedium
Photographs: Co.Cork


Hybrid Avens
Geum rivale x urbanum (G. x intermedium)
Family: Rosaceae

Perennial. Native.

Hybrid between Water Avens, G. rivale and Wood Avens, G. urbanum.
Identification confirmed by Paul Green

A fertile hybrid, usually occuring where both parents are found. Very variably intermediate in appearance.

Widespread but most frequently recorded from N.Ireland.

     
Photograph above: left Wood Avens, right Water Avens.


    



G.x intermedium. Macroom, Co.Cork. April 2008

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