mountain avens

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mountain avens

n.
1. A creeping evergreen plant (Dryas octopetala) in the rose family, widely distributed in northern Eurasia and North America and having flowers with white petals and feathery seedheads.
2. A herbaceous, compact perennial plant (Geum peckii) in the rose family, found only in parts of New Hampshire and Nova Scotia and having round leaves and cup-shaped yellow flowers.

mountain avens

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(Plants) See avens2
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Noun1.mountain avens - creeping evergreen shrub with large white flowersmountain avens - creeping evergreen shrub with large white flowers; widely distributed in northern portions of Eurasia and North America
Dryas, genus Dryas - mountain avens
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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