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|Family: Geraniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Geranium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Geranium lucidum L.
Habit: Annual. Stem: erect, 0.5--4.5 dm; hairs +- sparse, soft. Leaf: blade 2--4.2 cm wide, divided 0.55--0.7 to base, segments +- 5, obtriangular. Flower: pedicel 6--13 mm; sepals 4.5--6.5 mm, with transverse flaps between lengthwise keels, awned; petals 5--9 mm, rounded, +- purple. Fruit: mericarp 2.5--2.8 mm, net-like, glabrous with glandular cilia on margin, basal callus 0; beak 12--13 mm, narrow tip 5 mm; stigmas +- 1 mm. Seed: smooth. Chromosomes: 2n=20,40--44,60.
Ecology: Open to shaded sites, disturbed ground; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo (Berkeley, Alameda Co.); Distribution Outside California: Oregon; native to Europe, northern Africa, western Asia. Flowering Time: May
eFlora Treatment Author: Carlos Aedo
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Geranium dissectum
Next taxon: Geranium molle
Citation for this treatment: Carlos Aedo 2017. Geranium lucidum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26726, accessed on February 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 23, 2017.