Geranium californicum G.N. Jones & F.F. Jones
California Cranesbill, Mountain Geranium
Geraniaceae (Geranium Family)
Synonym(s): Geranium concinnum
USDA Symbol: GECA4
An 8 in.-2 ft. perennial with 1-3 upright stems. Delicate leaves are palmately lobed. The pink to lavender flowers are also delicate with a fine tracery of purple veins.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
Native Distribution: C. & s. CA
Native Habitat: Damp woods & meadows; 4000-8000 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Damp soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Increase by division of large clumps or by seeds.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: No seed treatment is necessary.
Commercially Avail: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Geranium californicum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Geranium californicum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Geranium californicum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff