Geranium nodosum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaGeraniaceaeGeraniumGeranium nodosum


A shortly rhizomatous perennial herb occurring as a garden escape or throw-out in wood-borders, hedgerows, churchyards and in rough grassland on railway banks and roadsides, usually close to habitation. Lowland.



World Distribution

Native of the mountains of S. Europe from the Pyrenees to the Balkans.

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Atlas text references

de Bolòs O, Vigo J
1990.  Flora dels Països Catalans, II. Crucíferes-Amarantàcies.
Yeo PF
1985.  Hardy Geraniums.