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Old 05-12-2015, 06:03 PM   #1
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What is this plant?


My yard has a lot of these small pink flowers growing wild. They are kinda pretty. They have 5 petals and grow 6 inches to about 1 foot. They tend to grow in large clusters.
My nephew thinks they are poisonous and says I should get rid of them. He doesn't know what they are called however, so I'm a bit suspicious of his opinion.
This is in Western WA, in the foothills East of Seattle.
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Old 05-12-2015, 06:38 PM   #2
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The foliage resembles Pacific Bleeding Heart but the flower looks similar to phlox.
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Wild geranium was my guess, but the foliage is wrong---
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I think that's^^ it, despite the foliage.
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That's it. I looked up pictures online and I'm sure of it.
Apparently some geraniums are poisonous to dogs, but not this variety.

Thanks for the help!
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Glad you got an answer----
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Wild geranium is very pretty. I hope you keep it.

I like my wildflowers.
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It looks nice,Maybe you should take them in a pots
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The roots also contain high amounts of tannin, and are used for their their medicinal properties as an anti-inflammatory, and to help stop bleeding. It's a beautiful plant! ��
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