Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Her. - Heronsbill, Storksbill
Family - Geraniaceae
Flowering - March - November, but mostly all year.
Habitat - Fields, lawns, waste places, disturbed sites, roadsides.
Origin - Native to the Old World.
Other information - This attractive yet weedy species can be found scattered throughout Alabama. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its pinnately divided leaves, pubescent stems, pink flowers, and long-beaked fruits.
Photographs taken off University Ave., Auburn, AL., 4-16-05.