Geranium maculatum
Spotted geranium or wild geranium

Geranium maculatum
Geranium maculatum
Photo, Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Geranium maculatum
Common name: Spotted geranium or wild geranium
Group: dicot
Family: Geraniaceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: 1 - 2'
Foliage: Leaves palmately divided
Flower: rose-purple, 1 - 1-1/2" across
Flowering time: Flowers late April to early June; fruits late May to early July
Habitat: woods
Range in New Jersey: Common in woods of northern counties and frequent in the Middle district and the southern part of Cape May peninsula.ewide
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a
Misc. USDA lists as facultative upland, usually occurs in non-wetlands (estimated probability 67%-99%), but occasionally found on wetlands (estimated probability 1%-33%).