Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Geranium robertianum L. image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

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Margery Melgaard

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Geraniaceae
Geranium robertianum L.
Herb-Robert, Robert's geranium
Geranium: from the Greek geranos, "crane," from the beak-like fruit
robertianum: of Robert
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual/biennial, 6"-24" tall forb; stems spreading, branching, softly hairy; rank smelling
Flower: pink to red-purple, 5-parted, 3/4"-1" wide; inflorescence mostly a 2-flowered, stalked cluster from the upper nodes; blooms May-Oct.
Leaf:palmately-divided to the base into 3-5 pinnately-lobed segments
Habitat: moist; shores, woods; in rich, limy soil often on dolomite
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Robertiella robertiana (L.) Hanks

         
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