Geranium dissectum L.
Geranium laxum Hanks
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Geraniales||Balsams, mustards, geraniums, wood sorrels, nasturtiums, others|
|Family||Geraniaceae||Geranium or cranesbill family|
|Genus||Geranium||From the Greek γέρανος, géranos (or γερανός, geranós), “crane,” because some of the fruits resemble a crane’s bill|
|Species||dissectum||Latin for "cut into numerous segments" (from Stearn's Botanical Latin)|
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Geranium dissectum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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4/15/1979 · Memphis, Tennessee · By Tim Chandler
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