West Highland Flora

Herb Robert


Geranium robertianum

 

Geranium robertianum

Photo Carl Farmer
16 Sep 2001 Broadford
 

Common in rocky ground and in woods

Flower diameter c 10 mm

ID: A sprawling plant with flowers at the end of long branching stalks.  Fruit as in above photo, easily recognisable as that of the Geranium family.  Lower leaves divided to the base, palmately, into five leaflets some of which are stalked, and the leaflets themselves much divided.

Other features: Usually biennial. Petals not notched, sepals not spreading.

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  Geranium robertianum

Photo Carl Farmer
22 Sep 2001 Storr

 
     
 

Growing among mountain rocks.  The leaves at the top are those of Alpine Lady's Mantle

 

 

Geranium robertianum

Photo Carl Farmer
29 Mar 2003 Scorrybreac
Left-hand seed-leaf 9 mm widest diameter
 

Seedling with two seed leaves and the first true leaf


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