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Erodium

 

storksbill, a genus of plants of the family Geraniaceae. Plants of the genus Erodium are annual or perennial herbs, usually opposite-leaved, mostly pinnate or pinnatisect, or, less frequently, divided or lobate. There are more than 80 species, mainly in the temperate regions in Eurasia and the Mediterranean area. In the USSR there are about 20 species. The most common is the short annual E. cicutarium. The lobes of the mature theciform fruit (the so-called sterigmata) have spirally decurved lower sections; as they absorb moisture, they curl and dig into the ground.

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Rangers at Sage Ranch said the heavy rains have not prompted a huge bloom so far, but they do expect to see an early arrival of everything from white buckwheat and pink prickly phlox to yellow bladder pods, red-orange Indian paintbrush and blue filaree.
Wildwood Regional Park, west end of Avenida de los Arboles, Thousand Oaks: Look for shooting star, cow parsnip, chocolate lily, slender coreopsis, gold field, prickly phlox, flowering gooseberry, white stem filaree, bladder pod, Indian paintbrush.
At the 1,700-acre Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve west of Lancaster, bright orange poppies have bloomed in a few patches in front of the visitors center, and other poppies, filaree, fiddlenecks and goldfields are scattered elsewhere among the grass.
Maxwell said he has identified some 40 different wildflowers in bloom in Wildwood, ranging from white buckwheat and pink prickly phlox to yellow bladder pods, red-orange Indian paintbrush and blue filaree.