Wild Flowers Provence

Identify wild flowers, trees, shrubs, orchids and other plants in Provence, France.

Environ 2800 photos de près de 700 plantes sauvages.  Comment le voir en français.
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Agrostis stolonifera

Agrostis blanche
Creeping Bent Grass

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower size

1.8-3 mm

Flowering months

June,

July

Leaf type

Linear

Height

40-100 cm

Description

A perennial grass used for live stock and sports fields. The name comes from the Greek word ‘grostis’, meaning grass.

Flowers

The finely divided flower panicle grows up to 40 cm long. The individual spikelets are attached to shoots rather than the main stem; after flowering they contract slightly.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Tapering blade, rolled-up when young, blue green, 2-6 mm wide.

Fruits Seeds

Caryopsis: a dry fruit, containing a small tear-shaped grain.

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