Geranium ibericum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Geranium ibericum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae
Genus: Geranium
Species: G. ibericum
Binomial name
Geranium ibericum
Cav.
Synonyms
  • Geranium ibericum subsp. jubatum (Hand.-Mazz.) P. H. Davis
  • Geranium jubatum Hand.-Mazz.
  • Geranium montanum Hablitz ex Pall.

Geranium ibericum, commonly called Caucasian Cranesbill or (in North America) Caucasus Geranium or Iberian Geranium, is a herbaceous plant species in the Geraniaceae family. It is native from Western Asia, including Turkey and the Caucasus,[1] and is cultivated as a garden subject. It has a dense mounding habit, and violet colored flowers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?419
  2. ^ Phillips, Ellen; Colston Burrell, C. (1993), Rodale's illustrated encyclopedia of perennials, Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale Press, pp. 373–76, ISBN 0-87596-570-9