Carolinas and Georgia

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

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

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Geranium carolinianum var. carolinianum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 101-01-004:
Geranium carolinianum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Cranesbill


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Look for it in fields, roadsides, lawns, pastures, gardens, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Winter annual/Biennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

 

full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple - palmately lobed or dissected
Basal & alternate (often opposite when subtending the inflorescence)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pale pink
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
10 fertile stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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



Geranium carolinianum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

Carolina Cranesbill