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Geranium texanum (Texas geranium)
San Antonio River Authority

Geranium texanum

Geranium texanum (Trel.) A. Heller

Texas Geranium

Geraniaceae (Geranium Family)


USDA Symbol: GETE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

1 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Spreading or ascending branches, up to about 16 inches long.
Fruit: Shaped like an upraised crane's bill.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr


USA: AR , LA , OK , TX

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0812 Collected Mar 11, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium


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


Record Modified: 2023-05-31
Research By: TWC Staff

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