(Redstem Filaree or Stork's Bill)
Redstem Filaree is often the
first flower to appear in spring and one of the last to be found in late fall.
The slightly asymmetrical flowers have pink-purple petals which fall off easily.
The finely divided leaves appear as rosettes before flower stems develop. Fruits
have a long beak and are held upright, reflected in the common name Stork's Bill.
Redstem Filaree is a weedy species, often found along driveways, trailsides and