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Geranium caespitosum var. caespitosum

Geranium caespitosum James var. caespitosum

Pineywoods Geranium, Purple Cluster Geranium, Tufted Geranium

Geraniaceae (Geranium family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: GECAC3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
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

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , NM , NV , TX , UT , WY
Native Habitat: Dry rocky slopes, canyons, meadows, open forests and woodlands.

Bibliography

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

Metadata

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

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