Belongs to: geranium family

Compare with: wood cranesbill

Meadow cranesbill Geranium pratense


Best time to see: Jun to end Sep

Key facts

Clusters of cool blue flowers above dark green leaves

Widespread on grassy roadside verges throughout most of England, but less frequent in Essex

A valuable nectar plant for bumblebees and other insects

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Photo © Tony Gunton

Photo © Tony Gunton