Shot in a garden in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada on June 18th, 2020. Flowerhead size approx. 1 1/4" diameter across. enter image description here

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    – tyersome
    Commented Feb 20, 2022 at 21:43
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    $\begingroup$ fyi, Google Lens is pretty good at identifying plants. $\endgroup$
    – Ivo
    Commented Feb 21, 2022 at 8:08
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    $\begingroup$ How nice it would be if all images of flowers were stereographic like this (from here). =) $\endgroup$
    – user21820
    Commented Feb 21, 2022 at 17:45

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That looks like it could be a cultivar of Geranium sanguineum (Bloody crane's-bill or Bloody geranium) or something closely related.

Geranium sanguinem, flowers & plants

Image source: Keith Weller, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.orgCCA3.0.

Some features that are consistent with this id are: the five identical bilobed petals, flower size and shape, hairy stems, and leaf form (palmate with five lobes each with three large 'teeth'). The flower features I can distinguish rule out related genera such as Pelargonium and Erodium, which have flowers that are not radially symmetrical. If this is a Geranium, then there should be 10 free stamens and the stigma should have a style with 5 branches.

This species is cultivated and typically blooms from June to August, which fits your described location and time.


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