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Geum urbanum (Herb bennet). The roots of this plant were once used to flavour ales. They have a slight clove scent. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe. STEM: Mostly upright, brittle. ROOT: Fibrous from short stock. HAIRS: Short, rather bristly. STIPULES: Present, lower as a row of bristles, upper toothed LEAF-STALK: Present BRACTS: Present FLOWER STALK: Longer than flower, upright. SEPALS: 5, oval, pointed. PETALS: 5, oval, blunt. STAMENS: Numerous STIGMA: 1 per ovary. OVARY: Numerous, 1-celled. SEEDS: Not released.
They are fully hardy, and will grow well in full sun, with preferably moist but well-drained soil.
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