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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central U.S.A. to N. Mexico.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Arizona, Colorado, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming

Geranium caespitosum E.James appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Parry, C.C. [113], Colorado K001081655 isolectotype
Fendler, A. [89], New Mexico K001081653 isolectotype
Fendler, A. [89], New Mexico K001081654 isolectotype
Heller, A.A. [3723], New Mexico Geranium atropurpureum K001081652 isolectotype

First published in Account Exped. Pittsburgh, ed. 2: 3 (1823)

Accepted by

  • Aedo, C. (2012). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the New World Systematic Botany Monographs 95: 1-550.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • ( 2021-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0