Geranium

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Geranium can be:

  • The genus Geranium of flowering plants, usually called the cranesbills
  • Any of the garden plants called geraniums, which are members of the related genus Pelargonium.

This confusing situation arises because the garden geraniums were formerly classified in genus Geranium. The two genera are closely related, and both belong to the family Geraniaceae.

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