Storkbill / Blue Crowfoot
Known also by Blue Storkbill, Blue Crowfoot, storkbill,
crowfoot, cranebill, and Blue Heronsbill (in Western Australia).
short-lived native herb species has deeply divided leaves, whilst the flowers
that can be blue, pink or white, are on stalks in clusters. The distinctive
feature is the fruit / seed pod, appearing as a long beak.
The annual can be
seen after good autumn or winter rains.
In Central Australia / Northern
Territory, there are two known sub-species of Erodium cygnorum, being
ssp. glandulosum and ssp. cygnorum.