Geranium erianthum DC.
FamilyGeraniaceae — APG family: Geraniaceae
DescriptionStems from a thick, long, light-brown, scaly caudex; basal leaves appressed- pubescent, long-petiolated, 3 to 5 times cleft nearly to base into laciniate parts; up- per stem leaves sessile; flowers 3-5, short-pedicellated, usually not overtopping leaves; sepals lanceolate-ovate, aristate, covered by long, villous or glandular-villous hairs; petals ciliate at base, rose or violet, rarely white, twice as long as sepals; fila- ments sparsely long-haired at base; carpels and base of style column pubescent.
EcologyForests, meadows, to above timberline, in McKinley Park to about 1,000 meters. Described from Kamchatka and northwestern North America.
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Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.