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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Anacamptis morio

Orchis peint

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Plant family

Area

Les Maures

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

8-12 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

10-30 cm

Description

Resembles Anacamptis champagneuxii but Anacamptis morio subsp. picta (full name) has mauve spots on the lip.

Dry habitat, amongst taller shrubs.

Flowers

The lip is generally folded with 3 lobes, pink or purple. The central lobe is shorter than the lateral lobes and is white with mauve spots.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, pointed with mauve spots, upper leaves hugging the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: containing several tiny seeds.

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