Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Geranium Family)

The Geraniaceae have flower parts in fives, including five carpels which form an unusual stigma divided into five parts at the end. The style enlarges into a needle like schizocarp. The leaves are lobed or divided.

Erodium cicutarium (Red Stemmed Filaree)
Erodium texanum (Texas Filaree)
Geranium caespitosum (Purple Geranium)
Geranium richardsonii (Richardson Geranium)

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