Belongs to: geranium family

Compare with: meadow cranesbill

Wood cranesbill Geranium sylvaticum


Best time to see: May to end Jul

Key facts

A geranium of wet woods and shady hedgerows in Essex, also occurring in damp meadows further north

Flowers are mauve, i.e. redder than the similar meadow cranesbill

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Photo © Tony Gunton