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Erodium ciconium

Erodium bec-de-cigogne
Stork’s Bill

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

14-16 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

20-70 cm

Description

The name Stork’s Bill is descriptive of the length of the fruit. Bracts are oval and densely hairy.

Flowers

The flowers are blue-lilac with darker veins, in clusters of 3-10 flowers.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. Rows of leaflets on either side of the stem, variable in size, lobed and serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: seed with long beak, splits open into 5 parts, 6-10 cm long.

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