Geum urbanum L. from Kashmir, growing in open forest slopes at lower altitudes. Photographed from Shankeracharya hill on June 23, 2010.
Common name: Avens, Herb Bennet, Bebbet's-root, Clover-root, Wood avens
Leaves and rootstocks considered astringent and antiseptic, used in diarrhoea and dysentery.
Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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