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Geranium richardsonii

Geranium richardsonii Fisch. & Trautv.

 

Richardson’s Geranium

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderGeranialesBalsams, mustards, geraniums, wood sorrels, nasturtiums, others
FamilyGeraniaceaeGeranium or cranesbill family
GenusGeraniumFrom the Greek γέρανος, géranos (or γερανός, geranós), “crane,” because some of the fruits resemble a crane’s bill
SpeciesrichardsoniiHonors Sir John Richardson (1787-1865), a Scottish naturalist, meteorologist, doctor, cartographer and Arctic explorer

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Geranium richardsonii (Richardson’s Geranium)

8/26/2014 · Lava Falls, Malpais National Monument, El Malpais, NM
≈ 7 × 10" (16 × 25 cm)

Geranium richardsonii (Richardson’s Geranium)

8/26/2014 · Lava Falls, Malpais National Monument, El Malpais, NM
≈ 4 × 4½" (10 × 11 cm)

Geranium richardsonii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 Oct 2018.

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Geranium richardsonii (Richardson’s Geranium)

8/26/2014 · Lava Falls, Malpais National Monument, El Malpais, NM
≈ 6 × 8" (14 × 20 cm)

Geranium richardsonii (Richardson’s Geranium)

8/26/2014 · Lava Falls, Malpais National Monument, El Malpais, NM
≈ 6 × 8" (14 × 20 cm)

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