Carolinas and Georgia

3024

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Geraniales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Geranium robertianum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Geranium robertianum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Herb Robert


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Look for it in rocky woodlands, esp over calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Annual/Biennial

Native, apparently: north of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

 

LEAVES:
Compound
Basal & alternate (often opposite when subtending the inflorescence)
Leaflets have petiolules.

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink (rarely white)
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
10 fertile stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Geranium robertianum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

Herb Robert