Plant Identification Database:
Geraniaceae (Geranium)
Order: Geraniales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Geraniaceae: LV: u. simple, o. lobed/cleft, stipulate, aromatic; FL: regular, 5 petals o. emarginate, 5 sepals separate, o. red/blue, bisexual, 10/15 stamens 5-part stigma, ovary superior; FR: beaked schizocarp; ST: herb/shrub, pubescent; EC:
u. simple, stipulate , o. lobed/cleft aromatic regular, P: 5 petals, o. emarginate; S: 5 separate , o. red/blue bisexual, S: 10/15; P: 5-part stigma; O: superior beaked schizocarp herb/shrub pubescent Geraniaceae: LV: u. simple, o. lobed/cleft, stipulate, aromatic; FL: regular, 5 petals o. emarginate, 5 sepals separate, o. red/blue, bisexual, 10/15 stamens 5-part stigma, ovary superior; FR: beaked schizocarp; ST: herb/shrub, pubescent; EC:
Filaree Erodium cicutarium Erodium Basal Dissected (finely cut) 5 parts, P: Separate Red; Pink; Purple Raceme <1", Winter; Spring Herb, <1" Desert; Roadside AZ Filaree Erodium cicutarium heron-bill; alfilaria; clocks; redstem stork's bill; pin-clover
Purple cluster geranium Geranium caespitosum Geranium opposite palmate, lobed S: 5, reflexed Purple P: longer than petals schizocarp herb San Juan NF CO Purple cluster geranium Geranium caespitosum pineywoods geranium
Wild geranium Geranium maculatum Geranium Opposite, Petiole Orbicular, Parted Serrate (coarsely) A: Acute >1" 5 parts Blue/Violet; Pink Raceme, Terminal <1"; >1", Spring S: Beaked Herb, >1' Forest; Roadside Wild geranium Geranium maculatum
Cranesbill Geranium pusillum Geranium Roadside; Grasslands/Fields; Waste places Cranesbill Geranium pusillum
Richardson's geranium Geranium richardsonii Geranium opposite, petiole long, basal ovate, palmate (5-7) cleft 2-6" P: 5 white w/pink veins 1", Jun-Aug herb, 8-30" forest Santa Fe NF NM; Wasatch-Cache NF UT Richardson's geranium Geranium richardsonii
Herb-robert Geranium robertianum Geranium Petiole long (1/2+ leaf length) Ovate, Pinnate; Cleft Toothed (irregular serration) A: Obtuse 5 parts Pink Raceme <1", Spring; Summer; Fall S: 10 Herb, <1'; >1' Pubescent, Red Forest; Roadside Herb-robert Geranium robertianum
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION