Erodium moschatum

Weed Characteristics

Other Names: musky stork's bill, musky stork's-bill, whitestem filaree

Leaf Type: Broadleaf

Flowers: Pinkish purple with five petals

Leaves: Hairy, shallow-lobed leaflets

Life Cycle: Annual or biennial

Leaves are composed of oval leaflets with toothed edges arranged fern-like in pairs down the leaf stem. Young plants form a rosette of leaves close to the ground. Stems grow up to 3 ft. tall and are topped with clusters of pink five-petaled flowers 6 to 12 flowers that mature to long seed stems. Prefers dry, sandy soils.

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