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LONG-STALKED CRANE’S-BILL Geranium columbinum (Geraniaceae) Height to 60cm. Elegant, hairy annual that is sometimes tinged red. Found on short, dry grassland, mainly on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 12-18mm across with pink petals that are not notched; borne on long, slender stalks (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are hairless and smooth. LEAVES are divided to the base, the lower ones long-stalked. STATUS-Local.
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LONG-STALKED CRANE’S-BILL Geranium columbinum (Geraniaceae) Height to 60cm. Elegant, hairy annual that is sometimes tinged red. Found on short, dry grassland, mainly on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 12-18mm across with pink petals that are not notched; borne on long, slender stalks (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are hairless and smooth. LEAVES are divided to the base, the lower ones long-stalked. STATUS-Local.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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