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Dove's-foot Crane's-bill - Geranium molle

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Annual. Stems ascending, 10–40 cm. Herbage hirsute, glandular. Leaf blades cordate, orbicular, 6–14 cm wide, cleft halfway to the midvein into 5 to 7 lobed segments. Flowers: sepals 2–4 mm long; petals 3–5 mm long, pink; fertile stamens 10. Capsule 7–10 mm long including the style column (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
One collection from Fergus County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Lawns, gardens, disturbed riparian areas; valleys. Introduced to much of temperate N. America; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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