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Old 01-01-2020, 07:16 PM   #1
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Default What is this reddish-pink low to ground flower/plant - Illinois

Hi.
Northern Illinois. About 2 inches across, low to the ground. Anyone know what it is?
Thanks, Brian.
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Old 01-02-2020, 09:48 AM   #2
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Looks like the fall color of Geranium maculatum...
https://www.missouribotanicalgarden....empercode=c850
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Old 01-02-2020, 02:17 PM   #3
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It is definitely of the geranium family but am unsure which type it is..
Some have the more rounded leaf lobes like yours, some are more pointed, like the Geranium maculatum she had sent in the above link. Some bloom blue to purple some pink some domestic some are wild and/ or native. SEE: https://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch

Guess it's not coming in direct.
PRESS the little GO button once you open that link up and it gets you there for a look at the types
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Old 01-02-2020, 06:53 PM   #4
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Thank you!
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Old 01-03-2020, 02:09 PM   #5
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Nice linke Havalotta!

Generalkdarien, let us know which one you think it most closely resembles.
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Old 01-04-2020, 05:48 PM   #6
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I have not been able to nail it down...
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