Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Erodium
Family: Geraniaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
moschatum
NOTES

Grows to about 20 cm. The stems are hairy and the leaves pinnately lobed. A widespread weed from Europe. Despite the musky smell it is eaten by sheep, goats and ostriches.


AUTHORITY
(L.) L'Herit.
Sub Author
Conservation
Exotic
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The petals are caducous. The filaments of the fertile anthers have a small tooth on each side
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Musk herons bill
Turknael
Exotic
Musk clover
White stemmed filaree
Muskuskruid
Oorlosie
Reiersbek
Habitat
NOTES: Very common in lawns around houses and grows in the farm fields
HABITAT NAME: Farm lands
Uses
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Months
October
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Geranium moschatum



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