Wild Geranium, or Cranebill
Wild Geranium, or Cranebill (Geranium maculatum)
In bloom May 9 - May 22.
This 1-3 foot tall upright plant has hairy 5 parted deeply lobed
leaves. The flowers are purple-red and very pretty wityh 5 big
petals. The name Cranebill comes from its beak like seed pods
which disperse their seeds violently when they dry out. The well
known house plant/garden geranium is a separate but closely
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