Page author: Hattie Palmer
Geranium pyrenaicum
hedgerow cranesbill

Origin: Introduced

Conservation Status: Not of concern

General :

Perennial, stems erect, 1.5-11 dm, soft-hairy.


Leaves 2.5-7.5 cm broad, palmately divided about halfway to base into 5-7 wedge-shaped segments, segments generally 3-lobed, blade outline round, somewhat hairy.


Inflorescence 2-flowered; flowers radial, on pedicels 1-3 cm; sepals 5, 3.5-5 mm, not ridged, tipped with short awns; petals 5, 7-11 mm long, notched, bright purple; fertile stamens 10; stylar column 1-1.5 cm long, stigmas 1.5-1.8 mm.

Fruits :

Mericarps 5, 2.5-3 mm, smooth, scarcely covered with short and stiff hairs; seeds finely pitted.

Accepted Name:
Geranium pyrenaicum Burm. f.
Publication: Spec. Bot. Geran. 27–28. 1759.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Geranium pyrenaicum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Geranium pyrenaicum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Geranium pyrenaicum photos.

USDA Plants: Geranium pyrenaicum information.

2 photographs:
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