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Geranium dissectum L.

Family - Geraniaceae

Common Name - Cut-leaved Cranesbill

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unscented Leaves 

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Habitats
Cultivated land
Grassland
Wasteland
Description of Genus

Herbs. Palmate or palmatly lobed leaves. Flowers single or in pairs, actinomorphic with 10 stamens.

Basal leaf and stem leaves of Geranium dissectum
© Quentin GroomLeaves and flowers of Geranium dissectum
© Richard Milne
Habitat Notes

Grassland, wasteground, hedgerows and cultivated land.

Life History
Annual
UK distribution

Widespread (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during May, June, July, August and September.

Fruit

Botanically the fruit is called a schizocarp, but it could be mistaken for either an achene, or a nutlet.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is pink in colour.

Names in other languages and countries

France
Géranium découpé
Germany
Schlitzblättriger Storchschnabel
Sweden
fliknäva
Dutch
slipbladige ooievaarsbek
USA
Cutleaf Geranium
Poland
Bodziszek porozcinany

Worldwide distribution

Europe
Middle-East
Mediterranean

Chromosome Number (2N)

22

Latin Synonyms


Geranium laxum