Twenty-four images of Wild Geranium; Cranesbill; Geranium maculatum a denizen of open woods and field edges from Maine to Manitoba, south to Georgia, and west to Oklahoma. Wild geranium root was a well-known remedy among native groups and early settlers. The Cherokees used the root as an astringent and styptic for open wounds, and as a wash for the treatment of canker sores. Decocted with fox grapes, it was used as a mouth wash for thrush in children. The Meskwakis used the root to heal sore gums, pyorrhea, toothache, and hemorrhoids. The decocted root was used as a wash for burns. The Iroquois employed the root in the treatment of sore throat, mouth sores, canker sores, gonorrhea.