GERANIUM (Pelargonium spp. – Geraniaceae) Pelargoniums, commonly called geraniums, should not be confused with the European genus Geranium, which includes crane’s bill or Herb Robert. Pelargoniums – the name comes from the Greek palargos, stork, because of the beak-like fruits – originate from South Africa, and were first formally recorded in Europe in 1690; they … Continue reading Geranium