Volunteer: Geranium dissectum

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Volunteer Plants with Wee Pink Flowers

How small all the flowers?

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Decided to harvest seed from the volunteer plants. I assumed that the seed was ready when they looked like this…

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But are they? While harvesting, I noticed this change–

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It wasn’t until I looked at the photographs that I noticed the red tips–

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It is such a lovely plant. Can’t wait to grow more and should not have a problem doing so since they are showing up on invasive plant sites. Perhaps I should rethink introducing the plants into my courtyard garden.

Wildflowers of the United States

Invasive Species Compendium

Invasive.org

University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management


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