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Geranium sylvaticum L.

Family - Geraniaceae

Common Name - Wood cranesbill

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Habitats
Deciduous woodland
Hedgerows
Meadow
Mountain rocks
Description of Genus

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

leaf of Geranium sylvaticum
Quentin Groom
Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, 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

Names in other languages and countries

Germany
Wald-Storchschnabel
Sweden
midsommarblomster
USA
Woodland Geranium
Poland
Bodziszek lesny