Common name: Filaree
Latin name: Erodium cicutarium (L.) L’Her. Ex Aiton
Life Cycle: Winter Annual
Description: Winter annual with a partly decumbent to ascending growth habit and is sometimes called Storks-Bill. Basal rosette of pinnately compound leaves oppositely arranged on the stem. Flower has pink to purple corollas and the fruit is a long, narrow carpel that resembles a “Stork’s Bill”, hence the synonym.
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