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Geranium californicum

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Geranium californicum
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Geranium californicum
Geranium californicum
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Geranium californicum

Species Name: Geranium californicum
Common Name: California Geranium

High elevation plant. Occurs in moist sites in meadows and woodlands. Good for a rock garden.

Plant Family: Geraniaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Low
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 8,400'
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Central and Southern Sierra Nevada, Transverse Range, Peninsular Range
Natural Habitat: Moist sites, streambanks, meadows, woodlands from 3,000' to 8,400'

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References
  • Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: Gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.
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