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Geranium Family
5 species
Wild Geranium
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium family)
Genus: Geranium
Species: Maculatum
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Perennial - also known as Spotted Cranesbill, Crane's
Bill, Spotted Geranium - native to eastern North America
Updated January 13 2010
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Class: Magnoliopsida
Herb Robert
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium family)
Genus: Geranium
Species: Robertianum
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Annual - flower may be white - native to Europe
Updated November 4 2010
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Class: Magnoliopsida
Common Storksbill
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium family)
Genus: Erodium
Species: Cicutarium
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Annual / Biennial - also known as Cranesbill, Redstem
Stork's Bill, Redstem Filaree, Alfilaria - "storksbill" comes
from the elongated beak-like fruit - native to Europe
Updated June 3 2012
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Class: Magnoliopsida
Small-flowered Cranesbill
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium family)
Genus: Geranium
Species: Pusillum
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Biennial - also known as Small Geranium - "cranesbill"
comes from the elongated beak-like fruit - G. molle, G.
bicknellii and G. carolinianum are similar - native to Eurasia
Updated December 29 2013
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Class: Magnoliopsida
Dusky Cranesbill
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium family)
Genus: Geranium
Species: Phaeum
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Perennial - also known as Mourning Widow or Black Widow
- escaped ornamental - native to Europe
Updated November 7 2014
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Class: Magnoliopsida
Common Storksbill - flower approx. 1 cm - fruit to 4 cm - leaflet to 2.5 cm - compound leaf to 20 cm - prostrate - Toronto Islands - May 2012
Herb Robert - flower 1 to 1.5 cm - leaves to 8 cm - height to 60 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - October 2010
Wild Geranium - flower 2.5 to 4 cm - leaves 10 to 13 cm - height to 70 cm - Leslie Spit - May 2009
Small-flowered Cranesbill - flower approx. 6 mm - fruit approx. 1 cm - leaf to 4 cm - height to 30 cm - Etobicoke Valley Park - June 2013
Dusky Cranesbill - flower approx. 2 cm - leaf approx. 10 cm - height to 60 cm - Rouge Park (Glenrouge Campground) - June 2014