Geranium carolinianum

Wild Geranium


Carolina Geranium, Crane's Bill

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Biennial
Growth Habit: Erect branching from basal rosette
Propagation: Seed
Leaf Margin: Divided, broadly toothed
Leaf Hairs: Upper and lower surfaces
Leaf Structure: Palmately divided in segments of five
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Root Type: Fibrous with shallow taproot
Flower Color: Pink or purple


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Atrazine, Dithiopyr, Imazaquin, Isoxaben,
  • Post Emergence: 2, 4-D, Carfentrazone, Clethodim, Clopyralid, Dicamba, Florasulam, Fluroxypyr, Metribuzin, Quinclorac, Sulfentrazone, Sulfosulfuron

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