SEA STORK'S-BILL Erodium maritimum (Geraniaceae) Height to 10cm. Stickily hairy annual; often prostrate. Found in short grass and on walls, invariably within sight of the sea. Flowers 3-5mm across; petals tiny, whitish, often absent; usually fall by 9am anyway (May-July). Fruits long, beak-like. Leaves oval, lobed. Status local; coastal, mainly in the south-west.
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SEA STORK'S-BILL Erodium maritimum (Geraniaceae) Height to 10cm. Stickily hairy annual; often prostrate. Found in short grass and on walls, invariably within sight of the sea. Flowers 3-5mm across; petals tiny, whitish, often absent; usually fall by 9am anyway (May-July). Fruits long, beak-like. Leaves oval, lobed. Status local; coastal, mainly in the south-west.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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