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Dryas octopetala (Eightpetal Mountain Avens) is a species of shrub in the family Rosaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Canada, Greenland, Alaska, The Contiguous United States, Western North America, and North America. They have simple, broad leaves, white flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by Pseudosmittia, Aedes nigripes, Limnophora, and Alysiinae. Individuals can grow to 1 feet.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of eightpetal mountain-avens. View this species on GBIF