Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3024

Forb
Annual/Biennial

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

Rare

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

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LEAVES:
Compound
Basal & alternate (often opposite when subtending the inflorescence)

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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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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image of Geranium robertianum

JK Marlow    jkm090924_050

September    Hancock County    ME

Acadia National Park: Wild Gardens of Acadia

Leaves pinnately 3-5 lobed, deeply dissected, the end segment stalked, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE leaves of Geranium, Larkspur and Monkshood

image of Geranium robertianum

JK Marlow    jkm090924_051

September    Hancock County    ME

Acadia National Park: Wild Gardens of Acadia

Bright pink to red-purple petals are not notched, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.