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Herb Robert

Geranium robertianum
Herb Robert

Habitat

They are found in rocky woods.

Description

These small, inconspicuous members of the gernaium family bloom from spring through the fall.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Small flowers with 5 petals
Flower Color: Purplish-rose
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Plant Type: Wildflower (Medium - 6-18 inches)
Leaf Type: Deeply divided into 3-5 leaflets in a palm-shape
Stem: Hairy

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