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Meadow Cranesbill (Geranium pratense)


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A tall perennial that produces beautiful violet/blue flowers on a leafy stem with deeply cut leaves and long, hairy and frequently reddish stems. It flowers May to September, consist of five un-notched violet blue petals. It can be found on rough grassland such as verges and stream sides and of damp hay meadows and lightly grazed pastures. It is a native found throughout most of Great Britain except for the north west of Scotland. Picture taken at Bromham Nature Reserve on 27th May 2012.

3rd Jun 2012 by Diane Earl

Biology, Environmental Science

Key Stages:
Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Geocode: Bromham Nature Reserve
Date of artefact: 27/5/12

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