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Geranium molle

Géranium à feuilles molles
Dove’s-foot Crane’s-bill

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

7-10 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April,

May

Leaf type

Reniform,

Lobed

Height

5-30 cm

Description

Low, densely tufted, softly hairy, sprawling plant. The stems are branched from the base.

Fields, rocky slopes, roadsides and sand dunes.

Flowers

Small pinkish-purple flowers on stalks, petals deeply notched.

Leaves

Reniform kidney-shaped leaf, Lobed leaf shaped with indents and protrusions . Round to kidney-shape in outline with 5-7, 3-lobed segments, velvety.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: with a beak, divided into 5 parts, springs open when ripe.

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