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Plant Details

Geranium maculatum

Wild Geranium, Spotted Crane's-bill

Scientific Name:

Geranium maculatum

Common Name:

Wild Geranium, Spotted Crane's-bill

Plant Family

Geraniaceae (Geranium Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Purple, Pink

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April, May, June

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont rare Coast

Habitat Description:

Cove forests, bottomland forests, other mesic, base-rich forests (Weakley 2015). Common in the NC Mountains and Piedmont, rare on the Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Leaves Sprouting

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Closeup of Bloom

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Buds

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Seeds

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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