Geranium solanderi

Common name: 

Austral Crane's-bill
Cut-leaf Cranesbill

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Snowfields, East Gippsland (DENPW) also ?WA, NSW, ACT, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Sheltered sites in grassy woodland1

Flower description:

Bright pink1

Habit:

Decumbent to ascending perennial herb with stems to 50 cm long1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has long hairs on most stems, bright pink petals, and dark purple lines on the anthers. Only Geranium solanderi var. solanderi is present in Victoria1

Images:
Image of Geranium solanderi
Conservation status:

Vulnerable in Victoria

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria