Taxon  Report   3452 
Erodium moschatum  (L.) L'H-r.
Musky stork's bill,  White stemmed filaree, Whitestem filaree
Erodium moschatum
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Erodium moschatum
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Erodium moschatum
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Erodium moschatum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Erodium moschatum
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Erodium
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Erodium moschatum
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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 (ITIS)


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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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