Irish wildflowers

Photographs: Macroom, Co.Cork

Round-leaved Cranes-bill
Geranium rotundifolium
Crobh cruinn
Family: Geraniaceae

Flowering time: May-September. Annual. Native.

Small pink flowers, rounded to slightly retuse at tips. Fruits not ridged, hairy.
Round downy leaves, 5-9 lobes, divided less than halfway to bases.
Glandular and non-glandular hairs. Branched plant, erect to ascending.
Height: To 35cm

Dry walls, grassland, hedgebanks, roadsides, waste ground, urban areas. Rare but increasing. Mainly S and SE Ireland.


Photographs above: Macroom, County Cork.

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