Belongs to: geranium family

Compare with: wood cranesbill

Meadow cranesbill Geranium pratense

Best time to see: Jun to end Sep

Key facts

Clusters of cool blue flowers above dark green leaves

Widespread on grassy roadside verges throughout most of England, but less frequent in Essex

A valuable nectar plant for bumblebees and other insects

© Tony Gunton

© Tony Gunton