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Scientific Name: Geranium psilostemon
Pronunciation: jur-AY-nee-um sigh-loh-STEE-mon
Common Name: Armenian cranesbill
Family Name: Geraniaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves basal, cordate, lobed, toothed, 15-20 cm wide, stem leaves smaller; flowers petals purplish-pink with black veins and spot, 3 cm wide, June to August.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Spreading
Form: Mounded
Texture: Coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Central / west Asia
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Perennial border, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google
Armenian cranesbill
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Lobed, Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Palmate venation, Soft flexible
Colour in Fall: Yellow, Red
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular
Apices: Obtuse, Rounded
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Double serrate, Palmately lobed

Inflorescence Type: Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Magenta, Pink
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Initially capsule-like, but splits into 5 mericarps which each open like a follicle to release a single seed

Bark or Stem Colour:
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Drought resistant
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZN) GAZebo North : q.2
(GRB) GRass Bed : west
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