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Wild Geranium

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Geranium maculatium, Wild Geranium

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Geranium maculatium

Flower Description:

Small clusters of a few flowers each branching off the top of the plant. Flowers are 1 to 1 1/2″ across, 5 rounded pink to lavender petals and 10 stamens with yellow tips that turn brown with age.

Season BloomMay - June
HabitatPart shade, shade; woods, woodland edges
Leaf DescriptionBasal leaves are long stalked, 3 to 6" across and deeply divided into 3 to 7 lobes, which may be further divided with coarse, mostly rounded teeth.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade, Sun