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 elatum f. rubrum    Family: Rosaceae (Rose family)

Red High Avens is a particularly handsome color form of 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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