Geranium L.

c. 35 species in Aust.(native and naturalized); all states and territories

Herbs. Leaves alternate, palmately divided or lobed, 1–4 cm wide. Flowers regular, up to 3 on axillary peduncles. Sepals hairy. Petals purple to pink or white. Stamens 10, fertile. Mericarp awn glabrous on inner surface, coiling upwards and ejecting the seed but remaining attached to the top of the beak or breaking off at the base and retaining the seed.