Geranium: Geranium

Species in this genus:

Purple geranium or Geranium (Geranium caespitosum)

Overview of Geranium caespitosum taken along the Black Canyon Trail in the Santa Fe National Forest, 3 August 2001. This wild relative of the common geranium found around homes, has a gorgeous purple/magenta bloom. The leaves are distinctive and easy to identify for the genus.

Overview of Geranium caespitosum.
Richardson geranium or Geranium (Geranium richardsonii)

Richardson geranium, Geranium richardsonii is one of the more common wildflowers found along New Mexican mountain hiking trails. It belongs to the geranium family, which is also known as the cranes bill family for the shape of its seeds.

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