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Wood Cranesbill Geranium

Geranium sylvaticum     Fr: Géranium des bois


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A tufted perennial geranium named after the woodlands (sylvaticum) where it tends to grow.

Flowers. June-July

Habitat. Fields, pastures, damp woods, hedgerows and rocky places.

Practical. The flowers yield a blue-gray dye used in ancient Europe to dye war cloaks, and called Odin's Grace from the belief that it would protect them in battle.

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