Geranium molle Geraniaceae Dove's-foot Cranesbill

Picture 1 Bicoloured form

Geranium molle 17kb

Description - A fairly small plant, up to 12cm or so in height, with flowers that can vary in colour from bright pink to almost white. Petals are notched almost to half their length. The leaves are regularly lobed, with a rounded outline, and are softly downy.

Habitat - A very unfussy plant that can be found on pathsides, in gardens, on wasteland, in short turf etc.

Comments - Common island-wide, inland and on the coast, probably our most common Geranium

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