Geraniaceae
Geranium Family
2 genera
19 species
2 subspecies and varieties
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Erodium botryslongbeak stork's bill
Origin: Introduced
Erodium cicutariumcommon stork's bill
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; widely distributed throughout North America.
Habitat: Dry plains and hillsides, low to moderate elevations.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: April-July
Erodium moschatumgreenstem filaree
Distribution: Occurring in a few scattered locations in Washington; Washington south to California and Arizona, also in northeastern North America.
Habitat: Occasional escape from cultivation.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: April-September
Geranium bicknelliinorthern crane's-bill
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; widely distributed throughout much of North America except along the southern U.S. boundary and lower Great Plains.
Habitat: Woodlands or open fields.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Geranium carolinianumCarolina geranium
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout much of Washington; ranging throughout nearly all of North America.
Habitat: Woodlands and waste places, tending to be weedy.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-July
Geranium columbinumlong-stalk crane's-bill
Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades and along the Columbia River in Washington; occasional introduction in central and eastern United States.
Habitat: Waste places and disturbed ground.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: June-August
Geranium dissectumcut-leaf crane's-bill
Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California and Nevada; widely distributed in central and eastern North America.
Habitat: Disturbed ground and waste places.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: March-July
Geranium ibericummontane crane's-bill, Spanish crane's-bill, montane geranium, Spanish geranium
Origin: Introduced
Geranium lucidumshining cranes-bill
Distribution: Western Washington; Washington south to California.
Habitat: Disturbed areas such as roadsides and ditches, usually where moist, at low elevations.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: Apr-June
Geranium molledovefoot geranium
Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; widely distributed throughout much of North America.
Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides, moist ground in waste places and lawns.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: April-September
Geranium oreganumsticky geranium, western geranium
Distribution: West of the Cascades in southwestern Washington; south to northern California.
Habitat: Meadows and woodlands.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Geranium ×oxonianum
Origin: Introduced
Geranium purpureumpurple geranium
Origin: Introduced
Geranium pusillumsmall-flower crane's-bill
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades; widely distributed throughout North America except along southern border of U.S.
Habitat: Moist, waste places.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: May-August
Geranium pyrenaicumhedgerow cranesbill
Origin: Introduced
Geranium richardsoniiwhite crane's-bill, white geranium
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to southern California and New Mexico.
Habitat: Mostly in partial shade, from the lowlands to well up in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Geranium robertianumstinky bob, herbrobert
Distribution: West of the Cascades in Washington; Alaska south to California, east to Montana; widely distributed in upper Midwest and eastern North America.
Habitat: Mostly in moist, disturbed ground
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: March-July
Geranium rotundifoliumround-leaved geranium
Origin: Introduced
Geranium viscosissimumsticky purple crane's-bill, sticky purple geranium
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington, British Columbia south to California, east to Colorado.
Habitat: Moderately dry areas, low to mid-elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August