03
Sep
2009
Geranium pratense - beak stork
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Geranium pratense L.

Synonyms -

Popular names - beak stork, greghetin, geranio dei Prati, Mezei golyaorr, Wiesen-Storchschnabel.

Distribution and Habitat - wet soil, humus rich, neutral or alkaline, from 500-1300 m altitude. Distributed throughout Europe, more rare in Mediterranean regions.

Description - herbaceous perennial, stems pubescent, erect, branched dichotomy. Leaves opposite, the parties to lobate-acute, 5-7 lobed, margin evening. Flowers symmetric radiator Corola blue-purple, 5 petals obovata, 2 cm, 5 sepa lanceolata, mucronata, ovary superior, 10 stamens united at the base. Blooms in June-August.

Natural partners and Garden - Dicentra spectabilis, characias Euphorbia, Euphorbia wallichii, Lathyrus vernus, Veronica longifolia.

Cultivars and varieties - 'Plenum Violaceum'.

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