Prairie Smoke

Prairie Smoke in the garden at Beaux Arbres.

Botanical Name: Geum triflorum

Height: Aout 15 cm

Season of bloom: Early spring bloom but the ripening seed which follows steals the show.

Growing Conditions: Sun. Well-drained soil

Wildlife benefits: Early pollinators.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. Original seed from Central Ontario sources

Remarks: Almost evergreen leaves make this a good front-of-the-border species.

Similar species: Water Avens

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