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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin

Stork's-bill   Erodium texanum    
Geranium family — Geraniaceae

Also known as:
Texas Filaree, Heronbill

Slides: (click for larger view)


The stork's-bill is a weedy but pretty native wildflower that is common in most parts of Texas except for the extreme east and the Panhandle. It flowers in the spring, sometimes as early as February. The long thin fruits give it several of its common names.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: February, March, April, May

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