Nees in Lehm., Pl. Preiss. 1:162 (1845).
Synonymy: Erodium angustilobum, Erodium cygnorum
Common name: None
Decumbent to ascending herbaceous perennials or annuals to 50 cm high; stems covered with stiff eglandular or viscid glandular hairs; leaves with 3 principal lobes, pubescent as the stems.
Flowers in umbels of 2-6, rarely solitary; pedicel to 15 mm long, glandular-hairy or glabrous; sepals oblong-lanceolate or oblong-elliptic, to 13 mm long, covered with appressed eglandular or spreading glandular hairs; petals blue, obovate, to 12 mm long; stamen filaments to 4 mm long; staminodes half or two-thirds as long.
Mericarps c. 10 mm long; the awn to 12 cm long, with 2 pits at the base and 1 or 2 concentric folds beneath the pits.
Endemic to Australia, with 2 subspecies.
S.Aust.: NW, LE, NU, GT, EP.
Flowering time: No flowering time is available
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