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  AllRefer.com - geranium, Plant (Plants) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Florists' geraniums are hybrid varieties of the S African genus Pelargonium in which the "petals" are actually highly modified stamens.
Geraniums are cultivated not only as ornamentals but for the aromatic oils extracted from their foliage and flowers for use in flavorings and perfumes.
Geraniums are classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Geraniales, family Geraniaceae.
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Date : 3/24/2006 Time : 4:59:31 PM Geranium is the generic name of the cranesbills, or true geraniums, and is also commonly applied to the showy garden and greenhouse plants of the genus Pelargonium.
Among the best known are the blood-red geranium, Geranium sanguineum, and the meadow geranium, G. pratense, both natives of Europe and Asia with large, purple flowers, and the wild cranesbill, G. maculatum, a common woodland species of eastern North America with large, rose purple flowers.
Although similar to Geranium, the flowers of Pelargonium are irregular, with two of the petals differing from the others in size, structure, or markings and lacking glands between them.
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 GERANIUM - Online Information article about GERANIUM
Formerly the genus Geranium was almost conterminous with the order Geraniaceae.
Scarlet Geraniums were really geraniums and not pelargoniums, and were in consequence inserted under the former name in their See also:
To recapitulate, the geraniums properly so-called are regular-flowered herbs with the flower-stalks solid, while many geraniums falsely so-called in popular See also:
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 Honeybee plants - Wild Geranium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I think that wild geraniums, also known as cranesbill because of the shape of the seed pods, is one of the prettier flowers that grow on our land.
They blossom in early summer in partial shade conditions.
Several other species of geranium are known to be nectar and pollen sources for honeybees.
www.blessedbee.ca /encyclopedia/honeybee_plants/geranium.php   (84 words)

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