Taxon  Report   3804    
Geranium retrorsum  L'Hér. ex DC.
New zealand geranium
Geranium retrorsum
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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Geranium retrorsum
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Geranium retrorsum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Geranium retrorsum
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Geranium
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

More information about  Geranium retrorsum
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Jepson Flora Project: Geranium retrorsum:  Correspondence 4 indicates that plants in California previously misidentified as Geranium retrorsum belong instead to Geranium core-core Steud.

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).