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Geranium versicolor L.

Family - Geraniaceae

Common Name - Pencilled cranesbill

 

Not Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Habitats
Grassland
Wasteland
Description of Genus

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

Flower of Geranium versicolor
Geoff Toone Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological SocietyWhole plant of Geranium versicolor
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Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found in England, Wales and Ireland. (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

Names in other languages and countries

USA
Veiny Geranium

Chromosome Number (2N)

28

Latin Synonyms


Geranium striatum