Cut-leaved Crane's-bill - Geranium dissectum

    Description

    Short to medium hairy plant, Leaves divided almost to the base. Flowers purplish pink, 12 to 18 mm borne on short stalks (no more than 15 mm). Sepals densely hairy.

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    Habitat

    Waste and cultivated ground, roadsides and hedgebanks.

    When to see it

    May to August.

    Life History

    Annual.

    UK Status

    Common throughout Britain except in northern Scotland.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 472 of the 617 tetrads.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map