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Carolina Crane's-bill - Geranium carolinianum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

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General Description
Annual. Stems erect, branched, 15–40 cm. Herbage glabrate to hirsute, glandular in the inflorescence. Leaf blades cordate, orbicular, 2–7 cm wide, cleft nearly to the midvein into 3 to 5 lobed segments. Flowers: sepals ovate, 4–8 mm long, bristle-tipped; petals as long as the sepals, pink to rose; fertile stamens 10. Capsule 1–2 cm long including the style column (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Fergus and Missoula counties. Throughout temperate N. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Moist, disturbed soil of fields, thickets, roadsides; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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