Monday, April 16, 2012

Dovesfoot Cranesbill (Geranium molle)

Menidi, Aitoloakarnania

Menidi, Aitoloakarnania

Geranium molle or commonly known as Dovesfoot Cranesbill or Dovesfoot Geranium (γεράνι ή καλόγερος) belongs to the Geraniaceae family. It is native to the Mediterranean and sub-Mediterranean areas but it has naturalised in other parts of Europe. It is an annual plant with small pink-purplish flowers. It is a highly branched plant quite hairy and it can be up to 40cm high.

Menidi, Aitoloakarnania

5 comments:

Giga said...

Ma śliczne delikatne i w ładnym kolorze kwiatki. Pozdrawiam.
Έχει ένα όμορφο λεπτό χρώμα και όμορφα λουλούδια. Δικός σου.

marijke said...

What a beautiful wild geranium I never saw it before. Thanks so much for sharing and giving the welcome background information.
Have a lovely evening
Marijke

CameraCruise said...

It's beautiful!
I've never seen it before either.
Thanks for sharing.
Wish you a wonderful weekend.
Mette

Joop Zand said...

These flowers are so fragile but have very nice colors.....you have made good shots again.

Greetings, Joop

DANI said...

Και θέλω κάτι γεράνια στον κήπο μου :). θα ψάξω για σπόρια.