Erodium malachoides   Mallow-leaved Stork's-bill

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Also known as Soft-leaved Stork's-bill, this prostrate plant was found spreading across the waste ground by the edge of a layby on a hill. The leaves are covered with shiny glands but you can't see them in these photographs.

Roadside verge near sea, near Almu├▒├ęcar, Spain 18th March 2007

Added on 8th January 2009, updated 29th March 2010

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