Fruit. Marshall Gulch 7/15/15.
Photomicrograph of anther of stamen.
Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Geranium (Geraniaceae) family.
The flowers have 5 round-tipped, often reflexed petals, an arching spray of 10 stamens with yellowish to orangish anthers, an elongated style, and 5 pale green, awn-tipped, often reflexed sepals. The petals have darker veins, occasional white streaks, and long, sparse hair near their base. The flowers are followed by beaked seed capsules that resemble a crane bill or stork bill. The leaves are green, hairy, and deeply palmately lobed into 3 main lobes when young and 5 main lobes when mature. The multiple stems are green to reddish in color, branched, sprawling, and glandular-hairy.
Santa Catalina Mountains.
Location: Edge of dirt road leading from Sunset Trail trailhead at 7919 ft.
N32 25 43.500; W 110 44 51.200
Notes: Common across upper elevations of mountain.
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