Flowers and leaves.  Photo: Don Wood, south coast, NSW

Flowers and leaves.  Photo: Don Wood, ACT

Plant. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: Murray Fagg, Australian National Botanic Gardens, ACT

Common Name

Native Storks Bill, Austral Storks Bill, Wild Geranium




Perennial forb to 50cm tall or sprawling.  Leaves slightly aromatic when crushed, opposite each other, 2-9cm long, 20-80mm wide (sometimes larger), flat, hairy to hairless, with 5-7 shallow lobes, the lobe edges wavy and toothed.  Flowers with 5 petals, pink to white, in umbels of 4-12 flowers on stalks arising from the bases of the leaves.

Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales pages 433-434

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