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|Species: Geranium maculatum|
The flowers of this species are 1.25" with 5 faint pink-purple petals.
The leaves are deeply divided in 5 sections, hairy, and toothed. The plants grow to 20".
Habitat & Range
This species grows in forests along shady trail-sides in the eastern United States.
The flowers bloom from May to June.
This species is an herbaceous perennial. It can spread through rhizomes, as well as seeds. The fruit is a long “crane’s bill” that flings seeds away from the plant when dry.
Featured image by James Dake.