Erodium cicutarium

Common Name: 
redstem filaree, storksbill
Scientific Name: 
Erodium cicutarium (L.) L’Her. ex Ait.
Family Name: 
Geraniaceae - Geranium Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced winter annual or biennial, reproducing by seed
prostrate become ascending during flowering, branched, hairy, commonly red tinted
Stems of Redstem Filaree
opposite, hairy, pinnately compound, leaflets also divided, often red tinted, rosette when young
5-petaled, pink to lavender; solitary, stalked, axillary clusters