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LITTLE ROBIN Geranium purpureum (Geraniaceae) Height to 30cm. Similar to Herb-Robert but overall more slender and straggly. Restricted to dry banks and coastal shingle. FLOWERS are 7-14mm across with pink petals and yellow pollen (Apr-Sep). FRUITS are distinctly wrinkled. LEAVES are hairy and deeply cut into 3 or 5 pinnately divided lobes. STATUS-Local in SW England, S Wales and S Ireland.
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LITTLE ROBIN Geranium purpureum (Geraniaceae) Height to 30cm. Similar to Herb-Robert but overall more slender and straggly. Restricted to dry banks and coastal shingle. FLOWERS are 7-14mm across with pink petals and yellow pollen (Apr-Sep). FRUITS are distinctly wrinkled. LEAVES are hairy and deeply cut into 3 or 5 pinnately divided lobes. STATUS-Local in SW England, S Wales and S Ireland.

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Date: 11 May 2009
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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Restrictions: Nature Photographers Ltd., West Wit, New Road, Little London, Tadley, Hampshire, RG26 5EU. Tel: +44(0)1256 850661 web: www.naturephotographers.co.uk
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