|FORM mainly herbs, shrubs
Species 750 in our area 15 (Gray); 15 (B&B)43
Flowers Cyme or umbel often pink or lavendar. Fruits lobed capsules.
#Parts 5 sepals and 5 petals 5-15 stamens. free and overlapping
Leaves round in outline, lobed cleft or divided palmately, alternately simple or compound alternate, simple to compound, often palmately lobed. Stipules present.
Note the common cultivated geranium is from South Africa and not a member of this family.