Taxon  Report   3448 
Erodium cicutarium  (L.) L'H-r.
Coastal heron's bill,  Red stemmed filaree, Redstem stork's bill

Erodium cicutarium
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Erodium cicutarium
© 2008 Steve Matson
Erodium cicutarium
© 2004 Steve Matson
Erodium cicutarium, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Erodium cicutarium
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Erodium
agricultural weed
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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