Geranium platypetalum

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Geranium platypetalum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae
Genus: Geranium
Species: G. platypetalum
Binomial name
Geranium platypetalum
Fisch. & C. A. Mey.

Geranium platypetalum, commonly called Broad-petaled geranium, is a herbaceous plant species in the Geraniaceae family.[1] It is native to Iran, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and the Russian Federation, and is cultivated as a garden subject, under a number of different cultivar names. It has blue-colored flowers.[2]


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  2. ^ Phillips, Ellen; Colston Burrell, C. (1993), Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials, Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale Press, pp. 373–76, ISBN 0875965709