Geranium texanum

Species:Geranium texanum (Trel.) A. Heller
Common Name:Texas Geranium
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Growth Habit:Herb
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Plant Notes:First discovered in Alabama by Alvin Diamond in 2020 in Montgomery County.
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:Diamond, A.R. 2020. Noteworthy collections of four non-native vascular plant species new to the flora of Alabama and one species rediscovered after 125 years. Castanea 85(2): 319-326.
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyGERANIACEAE - Geranium family
Genus Geranium
Species Geranium texanum (Trel.) A. Heller - Texas Geranium


Citation Geranium texanum (Trelease) A. Heller, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25(4): 198. 1898.
Basionym: Geranium carolinianum var. texanum Trel. 1887[1888].
Type: TEXAS: Comal Co., New Braunfels, 1848, Lindheimer s.n. (lectotype: MO-2196467). Lectotypified by Aedo, Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 58: 55. 2000.

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No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Montgomery

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: TROY, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TROY000049429 Montgomery 03 May 2020 Diamond, Alvin R.
Geranium texanum (Trel.) A. Heller
UWAL0049427 Montgomery 03 May 2020 Diamond, Alvin R.
Geranium texanum (Trel.) A. Heller
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