Taxon  Report   3800 
Geranium molle  L.
Crane's bill geranium,  Dove's foot geranium, Dovefoot geranium, Woodland geranium
Geranium molle
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Geranium molle
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Geranium molle
© 2008 Keir Morse
Geranium molle, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Geranium molle
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Genus: Geranium
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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