Taxon  Report   3452    
Erodium moschatum  (L.) L'Hér. ex Aiton
Musky stork's bill,  White stemmed filaree, Whitestem filaree
Erodium moschatum
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Erodium moschatum
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
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
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Erodium
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Erodium moschatum var. moschatum
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 24, 2019).