Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Cutleaf Crane's-bill - Geranium dissectum   L.
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DistributionAcross most of the state; mostly in the Piedmont, scarce in the outer Coastal Plain.

Native of Eurasia and northern Africa; in N.A. MA to IL and KS, south to GA and TX; Ont.; B.C. to CA.
AbundanceUncommon, except rare in the Coastal Plain.
HabitatDry soils of roadsides, campus weed, orchard, fields, yard weed, waste ground, rock outcrop on Cedar Cliff Mountain (Jackson County).
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting April-August.
IdentificationThis species looks much like G. columbinum, but the leaf segments are not as fine and the pedicels are less than 1.5 times the length of the sepals (vs. greater than 2 times in that species).
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