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|Family: Geraniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Erodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Erodium moschatum (L.) Aiton
Habit: Annual, biennial. Stem: decumbent to ascending, 1--6 dm, short hairy. Leaf: compound; lower 5--15 cm; blade > petiole, oblong to obovate, sparsely hairy, veins short-appressed-hairy; leaflets 11--15, lobed to shallowly divided, ultimate segments 1--4 mm wide. Flower: sepals 6--9 mm, tip glabrous; petals 10--15 mm, +- pink. Fruit: body 4--6 mm, pits +- round, glandular, subtended by 1--2 glandular ridges; style column 2--4 cm. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Open, disturbed sites; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP; Distribution Outside California: native to Europe. Flowering Time: Feb--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Carlos Aedo & Carmen Navarro
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Erodium malacoides
Next taxon: Erodium texanum
Citation for this treatment: Carlos Aedo & Carmen Navarro 2017. Erodium moschatum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=25048, accessed on February 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 21, 2017.