Common Name: Wild geranium
Latin Name: Geranium carolinianum
Habit: An annual wildflower that grows to a height of 2 feet.
Leaves: Opposite, palmately lobed with deep clefts.
Flowers: Small pink flowers appear in the spring, summer and fall.
Habitat: It grows in disturbed sites, open woods and lawns.
Landscape: It grows in average to dry soils in part shade to full sun.
Wildlife use: The small pink flowers are used by butterflies and bees as a nectar source and the seeds are eaten by songbirds and small mammals.