from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various plants of the genus Erodium, having fruit with a narrow beaklike tip.
- n. See geranium.
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- n. Any of various Eurasian erodiums.
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- n. any of various plants of the genus Erodium
I pulled away, under the pretext of plucking a bunch of pink-flowered storksbill that grew from a crack in the rock.
In among the grasses was yellow coltsfoot; among the pebbles were sowthistle, mignonette, pink bindweed, and great patches of storksbill.
Some cold-adapted winter annuals that are becoming more common are popcorn flower, or Pectocarya recurvata, and Erodium cicutarium, known more commonly as red filaree or storksbill.