Geranium ibericum

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Geranium ibericum
Geranium ibericum ssp jubatum.jpg
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 crane's-bill[1] or (in North America) Iberian geranium[2] or Caucasus geranium, is a herbaceous plant species in the Geraniaceae family. It is native from Western Asia, including Turkey and the Caucasus,[3] and is cultivated as a garden subject. It has a dense mounding habit, and violet colored flowers.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Geranium ibericum". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Taxonomy - GRIN-Global Web v 1.9.8.2". www.ars-grin.gov. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  4. ^ Phillips, Ellen; Colston Burrell, C. (1993), Rodale's illustrated encyclopedia of perennials, Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale Press, pp. 373–76, ISBN 0-87596-570-9