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Geranium atropurpureum var. cowenii

Geranium atropurpureum A. Heller var. cowenii (Rydb.) Dorn

Tufted Geranium, Western Purple Crane's-bill, Western Purple Cranesbill

Geraniaceae (Geranium family)

Synonym(s): Geranium cowenii, Geranium fremontii var. cowenii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.
Fruit: Shaped like an upraised crane's bill.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Dry rocky slopes, canyons, meadows, open forests and woodlands.


Bibref 1817 - Flora of Colorado (2015) Ackerfield, J.
Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Geranium atropurpureum var. cowenii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Geranium atropurpureum var. cowenii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Geranium atropurpureum var. cowenii


Record Modified: 2020-12-21
Research By: CBR

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