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Geranium rotundifolium L.

Family - Geraniaceae

Common Name - Round Leaved Cranesbill

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Habitats
Bare ground
Hedgerows
Walls
Description of Genus

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

Flower of Geranium rotundifolium
© Prof. Paul Busselen KULAK - PlantengidsLeaf of Geranium rotundifolium
© Prof. Paul Busselen KULAK - Plantengids
Life History
Annual
UK distribution

Found in England, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during June and July.

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 à feuilles rondes
Germany
Rundblättriger Storchenschnabel
Spain
geranio
Dutch
ronde ooievaarsbek
USA
Roundleaf Geranium

Chromosome Number (2N)

32 & 64.