Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Geranium maculatum L. image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

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Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Michael Clayton

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Marion Sheehan

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Janice Stiefel

Janice Stiefel
Family Geraniaceae
Geranium maculatum L.
Crane's-bill, spotted geranium, wild geranium
Geranium: from the Greek geranos, "crane," from the beak-like fruit
maculatum: Latin for "spotted" or "mottled"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-28" tall forb from stout rhizomes
Flower: pink to purple, 5-parted, 1"-1 1/2" wide; inflorescence a loose, stalked cluster of a few to several flowers; blooms April-June
Fruit:long, erect capsule
Leaf:a few, long-stalked basal leaves palmately- divided into 5-7, lacerated, triangular segments and 1 pair of short-stalked stem leaves
Habitat: full sun to shade; moderate moisture; woods; in sandy, loamy soil
(Glossary)

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Geranium maculatum L. f. albiflorum (Raf.) House

         
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