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Sticky Purple Geranium, Sticky Wild Geranium - Geranium viscosissimum


Family: Geraniaceae - Geranium family Genus Common Name: Geranium Native Status: NativeDicot Annual Perennial Herb
Geranium viscosissimum - Sticky Purple Geranium, Sticky Wild Geranium. Geranium viscosissimum has pink petals with deep red or purple veins.

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CA, CO, ID, MT, NE, NM, NV, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY

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Geranium viscosissimum

Distribution of Geranium viscosissimum in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 20 Sep 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: Boise National Forest, Ada County, ID Date: 2010-June-15Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
Sticky Purple Geranium grows as a bushy plant with multiple clusters of lovely blossoms.
Geranium viscosissimum

Site: Boise Foothills, Ada County, ID Date: 2010-June-15Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
Detail from above photo.
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Geranium viscosissimum

Site: Silver Creek Plunge, Valley County, ID Date: 2009-June-08Photographer: Dr. Andrew E. Perkins
Blossom of Geranium viscosissimum - Sticky Geranium
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Geranium viscosissimum

Site: Boise Foothills, Ada County, ID Date: 2010-June-15Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
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Geranium viscosissimum

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