Meadow Crane's-bill

Name: Meadow Crane's-bill

Scientific name: Geranium pratense

Category: Flowers

Nature Stars: 40

What are nature stars?

About: Found in lowland hay meadows, roadsides and grassland. Flowers between June and September.

How to identify: Large purple flowers turn to pointed seed pods that give the plant its name.

Where: Widespread in mainland UK

Fantastic fact: The nectar rich flowers are a real favourite of many species of bumblebee.

Photograph credit: ukwildflowers.co.uk


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