MEADOW CRANESBILL

Geranium pratense

Cranesbill (Geranium) Family [Geraniaceae]  

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25th June 2004, Grindleford, Derbyshire. Photo: © RWD


22nd June 2007, Loop Lines, Walkden. Photo: © RWD


19th July 2005, Magpie Mine, Derbyshire. Photo: © RWD


5th August 2004, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria. Photo: © RWD


22nd June 2007, Loop Lines, Walkden. Photo: © RWD


22nd June 2007, Loop Lines, Walkden. Photo: © RWD


14th July 2007, Walkden. Photo: © RWD


Hybridizes with : Flower

Some similarities: The leaves have a distinct resemblance to those of Monkshood except that in the case of Meadow Cranesbill the extent of a leaf is nearly circular; however the jizz of the plant and flower are totally different and the one cannot be mistaken for the other.

More likely to be found a an escapee from gardens. There are numerous varieties of cultivars that may escape, the most frequent being that of Purple Cranesbill


  Geranium pratense  ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Geraniaceae  

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Geranium
(Crane's-bills)

MEADOW CRANESBILL

Geranium pratense

Cranesbill (Geranium) Family [Geraniaceae]  

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