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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  sanguineum L. 
SynonymsGeranium lancastriense Mill.
 Geranium prostratum Cav.
 Geranium sanguineiforme (Rouy) A..Hill
Territory
grassland and thickets
Altitude50-2100m
Description basal leaves 2-6cm, palmatipartite, appressed hirsute, segments 5-7, rhombic, trilobate, stem leaves opposite, flowers solitary, petals 15-18mm long, emarginate
Size15-60cm
Colorbrilliant purplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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