Geranium sibiricum L.

Locations ofGeranium sibiricum L. in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Geranium sibiricum L.
Common Name
Siberian Geranium, Siberian Cranesbill
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Geranium sibiricum L.
This species was discovered in August 2013 growing abundantly on a rich, rocky roadbank along Skyline Drive, and has since been found at several other sites in Shenandoah National Park. This Eurasian species has also been reported as established in a number of states north of Virginia, including Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and several states in the upper Midwest. It has all the earmarks of a species that could become thoroughly naturalized, at least in the mountains.
Rocky roadbanks, road shoulders, clearings, and trail edges above 3000 ft. elevation in Shenandoah National Park.
Native Status

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