Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Geranium bicknellii Britton var. bicknellii image
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Robert W. Freckmann
Family Geraniaceae
Geranium bicknellii Britton var. bicknellii
Bicknell's crane's-bill, northern crane's-bill
Geranium: from the Greek geranos, "crane," from the beak-like fruit
bicknellii: for Eugene Pintard Bicknell (1859-1925), businessman and amateur botanist from New York
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual/biennial, up to 20" tall forb usually with many branches
Flower: pink, 5-parted, 1/3"-1/2" wide, long-stalked; inflorescence a 2-flowered, stalked cluster; blooms May-Sept.
Leaf:pentagonal in outline; mostly palmately-divided into usually 5 parts, deeply cut almost to the base
Habitat: full to partial sun; woods, fields

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