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|Family: Geraniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Geranium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Geranium core-core Steud.
Habit: Perennial herb. Stem: ascending to erect, 1.5--7.5 dm; hairs sparse, stiff, reflexed, appressed. Leaf: blade 1.5--5.6 cm wide, divided 0.55--0.8 to base, segments 5--7, broadly wedge-shaped. Flower: pedicel 11--31 mm; sepals 3--5.5 mm, smooth, short-awned; petals 3.1--7.1 mm, rounded or +- notched, purple. Fruit: mericarp 2.6--3.2 mm, smooth, minutely strigose; beak 9.1--14.5 mm, narrow tip 0; stigmas 0.9--1.5 mm. Seed: faintly pitted.
Ecology: Disturbed sites; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCoRO, n SNF, CCo, SnFrB, w SCo, WTR, c PR; Distribution Outside California: native to South America. Flowering Time: Mar--Oct Note: Previously misidentified as Geranium retrorsum DC., native to Australia.
eFlora Treatment Author: Carlos Aedo
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Geranium columbinum
Next taxon: Geranium dissectum
Citation for this treatment: Carlos Aedo 2016. Geranium core-core, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=81114, accessed on December 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 11, 2016.