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|Family: Geraniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Geranium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Geranium texanum (Trel.) A. Heller
Habit: Annual. Stem: erect or decumbent, 1--4.5 dm; hairs reflexed, appressed, nonglandular. Leaf: blade 2.2--6 cm wide, divided 0.75--0.9 to base, segments 5--7, rhombic. Flower: pedicel 4--9 mm; sepals 3.5--4.5 mm, smooth, short-awned; petals 4--5 mm, rounded, pale purple or white. Fruit: mericarp 3--3.5 mm, smooth, hairs sparse, 0.2--0.7 mm; beak 11--12 mm, narrow tip 0.5 mm; stigmas +- 0.5 mm. Seed: faintly pitted.
Ecology: Clearings, disturbed areas; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo (collected once, 1926, from Olema, Marin Co.); Distribution Outside California: south-central United States, northeastern Mexico; alien in Azores. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr
eFlora Treatment Author: Carlos Aedo
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Geranium solanderi
Next taxon: Geranium viscosissimum
Citation for this treatment: Carlos Aedo 2016. Geranium texanum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26749, accessed on July 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 26, 2016.