The vivid pink flowers of the Common Stork’s Bill have five petals of unequal length. The pinnate leaves have fine-toothed leaflets. The beaks on the fruit are longer than that found on the related crane’s-bills.
It flowers April to August, and is found on disturbed, bare ground, grassland, and coastal areas. Widespread and locally common.
April 2012, local field, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2012.