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Geranium robertianum

Geranium Herbe à Robert
Herb Robert

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

14-18 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Pinnately lobed

Height

15-40 cm

Description

The whole plant is hairy, the stems often red flushed.

Shaded habitats, banks, rocks, woodland and walls.

Flowers

The flowers are bright pink with 5 petals.

Leaves

Pinnately lobed leaf with lobes both sides of a central midrib. Lower leaves with 5 deeply lobed segments.
Upper leaves with 3 deeply lobed segments.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: with long beak, hairy and ridged, releases its seeds when ripe, 19-23 mm.

Medical

Whole plant: astringent, mildly diuretic herb that stops bleeding, mucous discharge and promotes healing.

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