Erodium lebellii   Sticky Stork's-bill R DD N

Erodium lebellii

This is one of those plants you have to look hard for. It isn't a lot different from other Stork's-bills but doesn't stand out at all.  The differences between this and E. moschatum are in the shapes of leaves and glandular hairs so at first they could be mistaken for one another to my eyes.

E. lebellii is almost entirely a coastal plant found along the south coast of England, south and west coasts of Wales including Anglesey and in the northwest Sefton coast area but very scattered elsewhere. There is a little in southern Scotland and on the east coast of Ireland and of course in the Channel Islands.

St Ouens, Jersey, 21st June 2004

Added on November 9th 2004, amended 9th February 2007, updated 8th January 2009, updated 29th March 2010

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