Geum aleppicum Jacq.
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|Geum aleppicum Jacq.|
Geum aleppicum Jacq., Collectanea 1: 88, t. 127 (1787).
Eastern Europe (southern boreal and temperate), Northern Asia, North America.
Central and Northern Europe.
Distribution in neighbouring territories
In Finland, this species occurs as an established neophyte in the southern part of the country ( Vuokko and Hämet-Ahti 1998). In Karelia, the species was found in scattered localities in the southern part and rarely in the northern part of the territory ( Kravchenko 2007).
Russia. Murmansk Region. Lovozero District. Revda Village (SW part), close to the museum buildings, 02.08.2011, M. Piirainen 6061 (H 827871).
Pathways of introduction
Transport - Stowaway: People and their luggage/equipment.
This zoochorous species is a ruderal plant commonly found along pedestrian paths. Revda is a large village with many people employed in mining, and with tourist attractions as, for example, a museum of local studies, near which the species has been found. We, therefore, assume that the plant was transported to the place of occurrence on people visiting the village.
Period of introduction
Russia (after 1991).
Considering the capability of this species to establish and spread further, we assume that its introduction was very recent.
According to the collector's notes, a sparse population of the species was observed. The species was considered as a locally established neophyte.
Forest margins and meadows.
Perennial polycarpic. Hemicryptophyte with short rhizome.
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