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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  rivulare Vill. 
SynonymsGeranium aconitifolium LHr.
 Geranium alpestre Chaix
 Geranium sylvaticum ssp. rivulare (Vill.) Rouy
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalySwitzerland
grassland and thickets
Altitude1500-2200m
Description basal leaves 3-8cm, palmatipartite, appressed hirsute, segments 5-7, rhombic, 12-16-lobate, flowers of two in cyme, petals 11-14mm long, entire
Size25-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Caind
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16C
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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