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Common stork's-bill

Erodium cicutarium


Found on sandy soils in south and eastern England.

1. Three lobed cotyledons with small bristly hairs.

2. Divided, long stemmed hairy leaves in procumbent rosettes.

3. Peduncles 1-2.5 cm in length. Long narrow seed heads, hence stork's-bill.

4. Rose coloured flowers, late spring - middle of summer. Sepals 4-5 mm, pointed at the tip.

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