Definition of Mountain Avens in English :

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Mountain Avens

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Noun

1. dryas octopetala, mountain avens

creeping evergreen shrub with large white flowers; widely distributed in northern portions of Eurasia and North America

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Mountain Avens

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either of two trailing evergreen white-flowered rosaceous shrubs of the genus Dryas that grow on mountains in N temperate regions and in the Arctic
noun
avens (sense 2)

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Mountain Avens

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1. 
a small evergreen plant (Dryas octopetala) of the rose family, found on mountains and in arctic regions
2. 
a perennial plant (Geum triflorum) of the rose family, with reddish flowers and elongated, plumy styles

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Mountain Avens

see synonyms of 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.

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