Carolina Geranium
Geranium carolinianum

Carolina geranium is a winter annual weed that is often called "Cranes bill" because it produces fruits with a "beak" shape. Leaves have 5-7 deep lobes that are again bluntly lobed or toothed. White to lavender color flowers are apparent in late spring.
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Carolina Geranium
Geranium carolinianum

Chemicals exhibiting activity against this weed

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SeasonEmergenceChemical
CoolPreDithiopyr, isoxaben
Post2,4-D, carfentrazone, dicamba, MCPP, MCPA, sulfentrazone, triclopyr, triclopyr + clopyralid
WarmPreDithiopyr, isoxaben
Post2,4-D, atrazine, carfentrazone, dicamba, imazaquin, MCPP, MCPA, metribuzin, metsulfuron, simazine, sulfentrazone, triclopyr, triclopyr + clopyralid
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Carolina Geranium
Geranium carolinianum

Life cycle:Winter annual (or biennial)
Growth Habit:Rosette with errect stems
Leaf Type:Heart shaped
Leaf Margin:Deeply lobed and toothed
Leaf Hairs:None
Leaf Venation:Palmate
Leaf Arrangement:Alternate near base, opposite at top
Root Type:Taproot
Flower Color:White to lavender
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