Bloody Cranes (Geranium sanguineum)
This plant reaches on average 30–50 cm in height. The petiolate leaves have five lobes, each tripartite. The flowers have a diameter of 2.5 to 4 cm. and are purple blue.
Habitat: The typical habitat of this species are the woods, especially deciduous forests, forest edges, the dry bushy hillsides, arid grasslands and xerophilous scrubs (including rocky slopes). Found while hiking up a rocky path up the mountain in Glencoe.
''Geranium sanguineum'', commonly called bloody cranesbill or bloody geranium, is a species of hardy flowering herbaceous perennial plant in the genus ''Geranium'', Geraniaceae family. It is also the county flower of Northumberland and equally the county's affiliated ship, HMS Northumberland.