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IPM1007, Revised November 2009

Practical Weed Science for the Field Scout: Corn and Soybean

Geranium, dovefoot (Geranium molle) also called dovesfoot cranesbill

Winter annual broadleaf

Geranium, dovefootGeranium, dovefoot
A winter annual or biennial that closely resembles Carolina geranium but has smaller flowers and round leaves not as deeply divided as those of Carolina geranium. Leaves occur on long petioles that have hairs. Individual leaves are round in outline and divided into five to seven lobes. Leaves on the upper stems are much smaller with shorter petioles. Leaves have hairs on the upper and lower surfaces. Flowers consist of five petals that are dark pink to purple in color. Each petal is notched at the apex to about one-third of the total length.
 

Geranium, dovefoot
 

 

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