Download Seed: Pinkish achenes of prairie smoke, 2-3 mm long. (58 KB)
Download Seedling: Two month old seedling grown in research greenhouse at SDSU. (85 KB)
Download Vegetative: The basal leaves of prairie smoke have two pairs of sessile leaves. (77 KB)
Download Flowering: Prairie smoke droops during flowering. (106 KB)
Download Fruiting: Hairlike top on the prairie smoke indicates its' fruiting stage. (83 KB)
Prairie smoke, torch flower, maidenhair, old man's whiskers
Geum triflorum is a(n) perennial herbaceous, which grows 2 dm to 4 dm in height. This species is commonly found prairies, open woodlands in Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, South Dakota, and Wyoming. The leaves are basal. Geum triflorum has pink purple flowers that bloom from April to June.