Erodium moschatum (L.) L'Hér.

Common name

English: Musky storksbill

German: Moschus-Reiherschnabel

Portuguese: Agulha-moscada

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Geraniales (35)

        Family: Geraniaceae (17) (family description)

          Genus: Erodium (3)

           Epithet: moschatum (L.) L'Hér. (1)

moschatum => musky; musk: an odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, violet, white

External links

Check for Erodium moschatum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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