Taxon  Report   3446    
Erodium botrys  (Cav.) Bertol.
Big heron bill,  Broad leaf filaree, Long beaked filaree, Longbeak stork's bill
Erodium botrys
© 2014 Bryan Derr
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Erodium botrys
© 2014 Keir Morse
Erodium botrys
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Erodium botrys, 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 botrys
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Genus: Erodium
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Erodium botrys
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on   /   Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).