Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park

 
 

Meadow
Crane's-bill
Geranium pratense
of the Geranium family
a perennial
60-100 cm high
blooms June - September
likes meadows and pastures
can be seen in the area of long grass off the north west corner of the Loch.

   
Crane's-bills are so-called because as the seeds form a cluster, the old stimga becomes beak-like. The alternative name for this flower is Crowfoot Crane's-bill because the leaves are like those of buttercups - once called Crowsfeet.