Red High Avens
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Red High Avens
P Native Unknown Photo: Adil Abdullah
Common name: Red High Avens • Nepali: लाल बेलोचा Lal Belocha
Botanical name: Geum rubrum    Family: Rosaceae (Rose family)
Synonyms: Geum elatum f. rubrum

Red High Avens is a particularly handsome colored species, closely related to High Avens, which normally has yellow flowers. The flowers are bright red, borne atop leafless stems. Red High Avens is found in Nepal and Kashmir, at altitudes of 3500-4250 m. It is also cultivated in Europe.

Identification credit: Shakir Ahmad Photographed in Kashmir.

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