Geranium dissectum

Geranium dissectum_ cutleaf geranium_ JM Di Tomaso
Photo: Joseph DiTomaso

Synonyms: Geranium laxum Hanks

Common names: cutleaf Geranium

Geranium dissectum (cutleaf Geranium) is an annual or biennial forb/herb (family Geraniaceae) found throughout California along waste ground, grasslands, and hedge banks. It can compete with native vegetation for resources.

Cal-IPC Rating: Limited?

CDFA Rating: None?


Plant Assessment Form - Information gathered by Cal-IPC on the impacts, rate of spread, and distribution of invasive plants in California. Does not include management information.

Weed Management Notes

  • Management Notes - Information on management techniques and effectiveness from the University of California Cooperative Extension’s Weed Research & Information Center.

Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles

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Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations

Presentations are linked where available. Where a presentation is not available, find more information by reading the abstract in the Cal-IPC Symposia Archive.

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Other Geranium dissectum Information

  • CalPhotos - Images of plants taken mostly in California.
  • Calflora - Distribution map and records of this species in California.
  • CalWeedMapper - Distribution map of this species in California with ability to determine regional priorities.
  • EDDMapS - Distribution of this species in North America.
  • Jepson Interchange - Information on this plant's taxonomy, biology, and distribution from UC Berkeley's Jepson Herbarium.
  • USDA PLANTS Database - Information on identification and distribution, with links to websites in individual states.
  • Additional photos

    Geranium dissectum_leaves (basal)_copyright 2009_NealKramer
    Geranium dissectum (cutleaf Geranium) leaves (basal). Photo: &#169 2009 Neal Kramer
    Geranium dissectum_leaves (cauline) and flower_copyright 2009_NealKramer
    Geranium dissectum (cutleaf Geranium) leaves (cauline) and flower. Photo: &#169 2009 Neal Kramer