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


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

CameraCruise said...

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

Joop Zand said...

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

Greetings, Joop

DANI said...

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