Alfilaria / إبرة الراعي /

Common Stork’s Bill / Hemlock Stork’s Bill / ابرة العجوز / دهمية الغزال / دَردَر /

Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Hér.

Edibility and usage

Edibility
Delicious
Edible part
  • Young leaves
  • Young stems
Preparation
  • Cooked with olive oil
  • Raw
  • Salads
Blooming period
February to May
Foraging period
December to February
Seed collection period
April to July

Description

Perenniality
Annual
Petal colour
  • Pink
Leaf type
  • Dissected
Life form
  • Annual

Scientifc data

Genus
Erodium L'Hér.
Family
Geraniaceae
Wikidata item
Q157726
GBIF Item
Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Hér. (9485490)

References

  1. Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Hér. in GBIF Secretariat (2021). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2022-08-02.
  2. Al Sheikh, B. (2019). Checklist and Ecological Data Base of Wild Plants of the West Bank - Palestine (Arabic).
  3. Hamami, R.(2021).From Crown Anemone to Buchy Bean Caper.Ramallah:A.M. Qattan Foundation.(English and Arabic)
  4. Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2022-08-02. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Erodium+cicutarium>

Citation

Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Hér. in Barari platform (2024). Barari Flora Taxonomy. https://barari.org/species/834 accessed via barari.org on 5/26/2024.

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