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Geranium dissectum

Geranium dissectum L.

Geranium laxum Hanks

Cutleaf Geranium

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderGeranialesBalsams, mustards, geraniums, wood sorrels, nasturtiums, others
FamilyGeraniaceaeGeranium or cranesbill family
GenusGeraniumFrom the Greek γέρανος, géranos (or γερανός, geranós), “crane,” because some of the fruits resemble a crane’s bill
SpeciesdissectumLatin for "cut into numerous segments" (from Stearn's Botanical Latin)

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Geranium dissectum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 19 May 2011.

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Geranium dissectum (Cutleaf Geranium)

4/15/1979 · Memphis, TN · By Tim Chandler

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