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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Geranium robertianum   FAMILY Geraniaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Geranium robertianum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Herb Robert


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image of Geranium robertianum, Herb Robert

JK Marlow    jkm090924_050

September    Hancock County    ME

Acadia National Park: Wild Gardens of Acadia

Leaves pinnately 3-5 lobed, deeply dissected, the end segment stalked, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005).


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image of Geranium robertianum, Herb Robert

JK Marlow    jkm090924_051

September    Hancock County    ME

Acadia National Park: Wild Gardens of Acadia

Bright pink to red-purple petals are not notched, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Geranium robertianum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Geranium robertianum   FAMILY Geraniaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3024

Forb
Annual/Biennial

Habitat: Rocky woodlands, especially over calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

Native, apparently: north of the Carolinas & Georgia

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LEAVES:
Compound
Basal & alternate (often opposite when subtending the inflorescence)
Leaflets have petiolules.

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink (rarely white)
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
10 fertile stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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