Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
This lovely and adaptable native wildflower grows in deciduous woods and dappled meadows throughout the eastern half of North America.* Its alternative common name, Cranesbill, refers to its distinctive seed capsule, which resembles the bill of a crane.
*It is native in DC. It is common throughout much of PA and in the DE Piedmont but is uncommon in the DE Coastal Plain. In VA it is common in the mountains and the Piedmont but rare in the Coastal Plain.
Print Version (Legal Size): Geranium maculatum (Wild or Spotted Geranium)
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants: Tried and True Plant Fact Sheets.