Taxon  Report   6116    
Pelargonium inquinans  (L.) L'Hér.
Scarlet geranium,  South african pelargonium
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Pelargonium inquinans, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Genus: Pelargonium
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pelargonium inquinans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).