Etymology: Geranium: from the Greek geranos, "crane," from the beak-like fruit
Plants: erect, annual/biennial, up to 20" tall forb usually with many branches
Leaves: pentagonal in outline; mostly palmately-divided into usually 5 parts, deeply cut almost to the base
Flowers: pink, 5-parted, 1/3"-1/2" wide, long-stalked; inflorescence a 2-flowered, stalked cluster; blooms May-Sept.
Habitat: full to partial sun; woods, fields
Conservation Status: Native