Irish wildflowers

Photographs: Co.Cork

Sea Storks-bill
Erodium maritimum
Creagach mara
Family: Geraniaceae

Flowering time: May-September. Annual. Native.

Pale pink flowers, rarely seen as petals fall rapidly, or absent.
Rosette of small oval leaves, toothed not pinnate.
Prostrate downy compact plant. Height: To 10cm.

Coastal, dunes, short grassland, wasteland, cliffs, walls.
Rare but can be locally frequent.

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