Downy Geranium

Family: Geraniaceae
Genus: Geranium
Species: potentilloides
Main Flower Colour: Pink


Perennial herb to 50 cm high; stems pubescent with soft retrorse hairs often closely appressed, sometimes glabrescent and often rooting at the nodes; taproot thickened.

Basal leaves not persistent in summer, larger than stem leaves; stem leaves opposite, palmatisect with lamina ± circular to broad-ovate in outline, 1.5–3.5 cm long and to 5 cm wide, 5–7-lobed; lobes narrow-obovate and toothed, pubescent, lower surface often paler and purplish; petiole 1.5–3.5 cm long.

Flowers usually solitary; peduncle and pedicel together 2–4 cm long. Sepals c. 6 mm long. Petals 5–6 mm long, pink with translucent veins. Anthers yellow.

Flowering start in April and ends in October.


The main flower colour is pink.

References 01 Nov 2014 - Stephen L (Clare) SA
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

Flinders Lofty Block (FLB)

Region Specifics

Spring Gully

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