Definition of storksbill in English:



  • A European plant related to the cranesbill, with small pink flowers and fruits that have long twisted beaks.

    Genus Erodium, family Geraniaceae

    • ‘In hedgerows and in field verges are forget-me-nots, storksbills and clovers.’
    • ‘The cranesbills and storksbills have pink, red, mauve or blue five-petalled flowers.’
    • ‘Plants in the Pelargoium genus may be known as storksbills in some regions.’
    • ‘Take a closer look and see the storksbills and sea campions also in flower amongst the pinks.’
    • ‘It is common in gardens usually near coastal areas and feeds on plants in the Geranium family such as cranesbills and storksbills.’