Geum triflorum

Common name: Prairie Smoke

Native plant

A soft, hairy plant growing up to 12" tall with fern-like, pinnately divided, green leaves. The fruiting stage of Prairie Smoke wins admirers at first sight. Large stands of the plant create an effect that resembles smoke hovering close to the ground.  Blooms in spring to early summer, will spread slowly from its roots in well-drained, dry to wet-mesic soils. It prefers full to partial sun.


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Pricing information for
Per unit for pint growing method $6
Flats $72

Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Bloom period



Harsh exposure tolerant

Growth form

Ground cover, Rhizomatous/stoloniferous

General information

Mature height
8 Inches
Mature width
1 Feet
Max height
1 Feet
Max width
6 Feet
Growth rate
Flower color
Fall color
Russet Orange

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