January to June


Erodium moschatum (Geraniaceae)

Musky Stork's Bill

Similar to the Common Stork's Bill (E. cicutarium), but with less deeply divided leaves. Spreading, bristly annual to 50cm high. Flowers, mauve, 6-8 in a long-stalked umbel. Carpels spindle-shaped growing to 4-5 cm long.

Common in gardens, field edges and waste ground.

Argaka 4.3.2006