Carolina geranium

Geranium carolinianum

Carolina Geranium can be identified as a biennial (sometimes a winter or summer annual) with elongated stems growing vertically and branching near the base. Its stems are densely hairy and greenish-pink to red in color. The leaves are hairy on both surfaces and usually divided into five segments. Carolina Geranium leaves and stems are often red in sunny, low-fertility or dry sites. The weed has a fibrous root system with a shallow taproot.

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