Geranium dissectum


Geranium dissectum or Cut-leaved Crane's-bill[1] is a plant species of the genus Geranium. It is native to Europe.

Geranium dissectum
Geranium February 2008-1.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae
Genus: Geranium
G. dissectum
Binomial name
Geranium dissectum

Geranium laxum

It can be found on other continents as well, in some instances as an introduced species. It can be found in North America, where it is known as the cutleaf geranium.[2]

Extracts of Geranium dissectum are reported to improve germination rates of Hemp seeds.[3]

Geranium dissectum fruits, one undischarged, two of which have discharged their seed-bearing carpels by flinging out the seed as the awns dry, shrink, and split off elastically.


  1. ^ BSBI List 2007 (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-06-26. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  2. ^ BONAP’s Taxonomic Data Center (TDC) North American Vascular Flora
  3. ^ Muminović, Š. (1990). Alelopatski efekti ekstrakta nekih korova na klijavost sjemena usjeva. Fragmenta herbologica Jugoslavica, 9(2), 93-102.

External linksEdit

  • Jepson Manual Treatment - Geranium dissectum
  • Geranium dissectum - U.C. Photo gallery