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Eastern Mountain Avens

( Geum peckii )

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Eastern Mountain Avens
Mountain Avens
Rosaceae
Geum
Geum peckii
Pursh
Sieversia peckii
Acomastylis peckii
Characteristics

Wildflower

Deciduous

Sun

Clay, Sand

Moist, Wet

No

No

No

No
Habitat Considerations

Atlantic Maritime

Bog/Fen
Design Considerations

20 cm

40 cm

Jun - Sep

Yellow

Yes









No
Conservation Status

Yes

38931

Interesting Tidbits

Listed as a Species Endangered in NS by SARA (Species at Risk Act). Listed as a Species Endangered by COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada), May, 2000. Found only on Digby Island in western Nova Scotia. Threatened by the encroachment of a gull rookery and active drainage of bog wetlands. Considered to be a glacial relict, this plant grows rarely in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and in Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy. (CenterPlantConservation)


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