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Prairie Smoke
(Old-Man's-Whiskers)

Geum triflorum



First Noted by Expedition
June 12, 1806, on the Weippe Prairie, Idaho.
 

Description
Several pink or reddish pink, bell-shaped flowers, sometimes yellowish, hang from long, reddish, branched stalks above thick clumps of mostly basal leaves. Flowers about 0.5 in (1.3 cm) long, five tiny petals. Height: to 16 in (40 cm).
 

Habitat
Sagebrush plains to mountain ridges and meadows.
 

Range
Across northern North America; south in the West to the Sierra Nevada of California, in the Rocky Mountain region to Utah, and New Mexico.
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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