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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)
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Sep-2005
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • small-flower crane's-bill   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • sparvnäva   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Weed: 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 - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    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
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Moldova; Russian Federation - 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:

More:

Check other web resources for Geranium pusillum L.:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?437 (01 October 2014)

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