A spash of bright
blue against red sand - Erodium cygnorum is a low growing herb commonly found in sandy desert areas. Leaves have 3 main lobes each of which is roughly oval in shape with a lobed margin. Stems, leaves and sepals slightly hairy. There are 5 blue or purplish petals with purple or red veins. The elongated seedpod (mericarp) breaks longitudinally into 5 parts each with a spirally coiled "tail" (awn).
The main flower colour is blue. 5-petalled blue flowers, elongated seedpod breaking into mericarps.
Created: 17 Jul 2014 - Member - John and Val
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