Geranium dissectum

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Geranium dissectum
Geranium February 2008-1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae
Genus: Geranium
Species: G. dissectum
Binomial name
Geranium dissectum

Geranium laxum

Geranium dissectum or Cut-leaved Crane's-bill[1] is a plant species of the genus Geranium. It is native to Europe.

It can be found on other continents as an introduced species. It is a widespread noxious weed and invasive species in North America, where it is known as the Cutleaf Geranium.

Geranium dissectum fruits, one undischarged, two of which have discharged their seed-bearing carpels by flinging out the seed as the awns dry, shrink, and split off elastically.


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 

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