Geranium crenatum

Comprehensive Description

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Geranium crenatum S. Wats. Proc. Am. Acad. 17 : 334. 1S82 Perennial, the caudex branched. Stems erect or nearly so, 1-4 dm. long, branched above, the pubescence below the inflorescence of short often rather close-set and long widely spreading hairs, glandless ; leaf-blades rounded in outline, 3.5-5 cm. wide, more or less hirsute on both sides, 3-5-lobed, the divisions bluntly incised or toothed, the terminal segments reniform or broadly ovate ; pedicels hirsute, with some short gland-tipped hairs mixed in with the long hairs ; sepals awn-tipped, the outer ones 10-12 mm. long, the bodies lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, long-hirsute and sometimes slightly glandular-pubescent ; petals bluish-purple or deep pink, 11-15 mm. long ; style-column 14-16 mm. long, hirsute ; carpel-bodies about 5 mm. long, sparingly hirsute.
Type locality : L,erios, Coahuila, Mexico. Distribution : Northeastern Mexico.
bibliographic citation
John Kunkel Small, Lenda Tracy Hanks, Nathaniel Lord Britton. 1907. GERANIALES, GERANIACEAE, OXALIDACEAE, LINACEAE, ERYTHROXYLACEAE. North American flora. vol 25(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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