Botanical name: 

Erodium. Erodium cicutarium L. Stork's-bill.—An annual hairy plant belonging to the Geraniaceae. It grows in Europe, Asia, Northern Africa and is widely cultivated, being found naturalized about cities in the United States. It is highly recommended by W. Abbots Smith in dropsy. (See Am. J. M. S., 1865.)

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.