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Geranium seemannii Peyr. Linnaea 30 : 66. 1859 Perennial, the caudex branched. Stems ascending or spreading, 3-6 dm. long, or more, branched, retrorse-hirsute ; leaf-blades triangular-hastate in outline, or those on the lower part of the stem somewhat pentagonal, 2-6 cm. wide, long-petioled, short-hirsute on both sides, 3-parted, thedivisions cleft and coarsely toothed; pedicels copiously retrorse-hirsute ; sepals awn-tipped, the outer ones 7-8 mm. long, the bodies oblong or nearly so, copiously long-ciliate, and more or less hirsute on the back; petals white, 11-13 mm. long, notched at the apex ; fruit not seen.
Type locality : Toluca, Mexico. Distribution : Middle 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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