Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2004

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare in NC-SC

Look for it on roadsides, in pastures, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

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 stamens (5 fertile & 5 sterile)

FRUIT:
Summer

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Geranium pusillum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 101-01-005:
Geranium pusillum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Small-flowered Cranesbill