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Taxon: Geranium pusillum L.

 
Genus: Geranium
Subgenus: Robertium
Section: Batrachioidea
Family: Geraniaceae
Nomen number: 437
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1144. 1759 May-June (Burm. f., Spec. bot. Geran. 27. 1759 Aug)
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Apr-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • small-flower crane's-bill  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • sparvnäva  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968); potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Jammu and Kashmir] Pakistan (n.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (s.)] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • North America

    Southern America
    • South America


References:

  1. Aedo, C. 2000. The genus Geranium L. (Geraniaceae) in North America. I. Annual species Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 58:71.
  2. Aedo, C. et al. 1998. Taxonomic revision of Geranium sections Batrachioidea and Divaricata (Geraniaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85:611-614.
  3. Aedo, C. et al. 1998. World checklist of Geranium (Geraniaceae) Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 56:245.
  4. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  5. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  6. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables (Weed TabCIBA)
  7. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  10. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  11. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  12. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  14. Yeo, P. Hardy geraniums, ed. 2 (Hardy Geraniums)

Check other web resources for Geranium pusillum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?437. Accessed 26 May 2019.