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Geranium  versicolor L.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  versicolor L. 
SynonymsGeranium striatum L.
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaGreeceItalySiciliaYugoslavia, (Serbia)
grassland and thickets
Altitude250-1600m
Description basal leaves 6-10cm, palmatipartite, appressed pilose, segments 5, ovate, 12-22-lobate, flowers of two in cyme, petals 17-18mm long, emarginate, violet striate
Size25-60cm
Colorpale lilac, white
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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