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.
Around 2800 photos of nearly 700 wild plants.
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Amelanchier ovalis

Amélanchier commun
Snowy Mispel

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

white

Flower size

10-20 mm

Flowering months

April,

May

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

1-3 m

Description

Deciduous, in spring the leaves and the flowers appear at the same time on the shrub. The fruit appears in June.

Flowers

The 5-petalled flowers, star-shaped with numerous stamens, are grouped in flat, rounded heads.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval, underside of the leaf is white and hairy. In autumn the leaves turn copper-purple.

Fruits Seeds

Pome: a blue/black, fleshy enlarged receptacle with a tough central core containing seeds, 0.8-1 cm long.

Edible

Fruit: sweet and juicy.

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