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Herb Robert, Geranium robertianum Family: Geraniaceae
Geranium robertianum     *     Herb Robert


Flowering time: March-October. Annual but frequently over-winters

Habitat: Abundant in woods, hedgebanks, gardens and on dry disturbed ground.

Pink flowers with orange or purple anthers, the petals slightly notched. Fruit usually hairy. Leaves palmate, stems and leaves often red-tinged. A white-flowered form occurs.

Similar: Little-robin, G. purpureum has smaller flowers with yellow anthers and fleshier leaves.


Herb Robert, Geranium robertianum


Herb Robert, Geranium robertianum
Herb Robert, Geranium robertianum
Branksome, Dorset. May 2013

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