redstem filaree USDA PLANTS Symbol: ERCI6
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Hér. ex Ait.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Geraniales: Geraniaceae
Synonym(s): redstem stork's bill, alfilaree, alfilaria, California filaree, cutleaf filaree, filaree, red-stem stork's-bill, redstem, redstem filaree, stork's bill, storksbill
Native Range: Mediterranean region (BAIL);

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Bonnie Million, National Park Service,
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Charles T. Bryson, USDA Agricultural Research Service,
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Fruit(s); flowering and fruiting stems.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis,
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Flower(s); A weed of turfgrass through the USA
Joseph Berger, ,
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Foliage; finely divided leaves
Joseph Berger, ,
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Plant(s); Habit
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental,
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EDDMapS Distribution:
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Chiricahua National Monument (Arizona)
Death Valley National Park (California)
Fort Bowie National Historic Site (Arizona)
Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona)
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)
Lake Mead National Park (Nevada)
Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming)

Invasive Listing Sources:
California Invasive Plant Council
Faith Campbell, 1998
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
Pacific Northwest Exotic Pest Plant Council, 1998