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There are many species of Geranium in Illinois; most of these have been introduced from Eurasia either deliberately or accidentally. These species should not be confused with the common pot plants with showy flowers that are called 'Geraniums.' The latter are cultivated Pelargonium spp. from South Africa; they are also members of the Geranium family. Siberian Cranesbill can be readily distinguished from other Geranium spp. in Illinois by the following characteristic


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Source: Illinois Wildflowers

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