Geraniaceae
Geranium Family
2 genera
20 species
2 subspecies and varieties
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Erodium botryslongbeak stork's bill
Distribution: Currently known in Washington only from Klickitat County; Washington to California, also in Texas and scattered states in the northeastern U.S.
Habitat: Disturbed, open ground.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: March-May
Erodium cicutariumcommon stork's-bill, redstem
Distribution: Widely distributed on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east across North America to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Roadsides, fields, meadows, lawns, balds, prairies, wastelots, and other disturbed open areas at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: April-July
ssp. cicutarium – redstem stork's-bill
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 dalmaticumDalmatian crane's-bill
Origin: Introduced
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: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California.
Habitat: Disturbed areas such as roadsides and ditches, usually where moist, at low elevations.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: Apr-June
Geranium molledovefoot geranium
Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho and Montana, also in the central U.S. and northeastern North America.
Habitat: Disturbed areas including roadsides, moist ground in waste places and lawns, prairies, balds, and forest edge.
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 ×oxonianumcrane's-bill
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in lowland western Washington; Washington to northwestern Oregon.
Habitat: Disturbed forest understory or edge at low elevations.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: May-June
Geranium purpureumpurple crane's-bill, purple geranium
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; Washington to California.
Habitat: Roadsides, fields, lawns, wastelots, and other disturbed open areas at low elevation.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: May-June
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 robertianumherb-Robert, stinky-Bob
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Montana, further east in Canada, the Great Lakes region, and eastern North America.
Habitat: Forest understory and forest edges, riparian zones, and other lowland areas with natural or man-made disturbances.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: March-August
Geranium rotundifoliumround-leaved geranium
Origin: Introduced
Geranium viscosissimumsticky purple crane's-bill, sticky purple geranium
Distribution: Widely distributed east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Rocky Mountains..
Habitat: Moist meadows and slopes, and forest openings, from the foothills to the middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July