Geum vernum is a spring annual herb, 30-60 cm tall. Similar to above spp.
Leaves alternate. Pinnate. leaflet margins toothed, hairy.
Flowers yellow to white, petals 0.1-0.2 cm long, shorter than styles.
Fruit dry, in rounded heads. Achenes 0.2-0.3 cm long.Styles persistent as hooks.
Wetland status: FAC+.
Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent.
Habitat: Dry woods.