Page author: David Giblin
Geranium purpureum
purple crane's-bill, purple geranium
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

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.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Geranium purpureum Vill.
Publication: Hist. Pl. Dauphiné 1: 272. 1786.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Geranium purpureum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Geranium purpureum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Geranium purpureum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Geranium purpureum photos.

USDA Plants: Geranium purpureum information.

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