Latin name: Erodium moschatum (L.) L'Hér.
  Pronunciation: er-OH-dee-um mos-KAY-tum

  Common name: White-stem filaree
  Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium)
  Habitat: Common weed in waste places throughout
  cismontane California, naturalized from the Mediterranean
  region

  Blooming period: February to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Erodium
  2) moschatum
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