The Pineywoods geranium (Geranium caespitosum) belongs to Geraniaceae (the Geranium family). It is a perennial herb that is native to the western United States and northern Mexico. This herb grows in mountain meadows, riparian woodlands, and pine forests, and it can reach up to 45 cm in height. The leaves are green, hairy, and deeply palmately lobed into three lobes when young and five lobes when mature. The magenta flowers bloom from late spring to early fall. The corolla has five round-tipped, often reflexed petals, an arching spray of ten stamens with yellowish to orangish anthers and an elongated style.