Wild Geranium; Crane’s Bill (Geranium maculatum – A perennial plant with pink or white flowers in loose clusters of 2-5 at ends of branches bearing a pair of deeply 5-lobed leaves.
The flowers are 1 to 1 1/2" wide; have 5 sepals, and 5 petals. The leaves are 4-5" wide, gray-green, palmately divided into deeply toothed lobes.
They reach a height of 1 -2’ and grow in woods, thickets, and meadows.
They bloom from April – June.
They range from Ontario; Maine south to Georgia, west to Louisiana and Oklahoma, and north to Sourh Dakota and Minnesota.
Photo captured in Spearfish Canyon, SD.
“National Audubon Society Field Guide To Wildflowers”