Taxon: Geranium phaeum L.

Genus: Geranium
Subgenus: Erodioidea
Section: Erodioidea
Family: Geraniaceae
Nomen number: 408061
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:681. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jul-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Former Yugoslavia ; Italy ; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Europe

    • Europe

  • Cultivated

  • Europe

    • Europe


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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
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