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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Antirrhinum majus

Grand Muflier
Snapdragon

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

30-45 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

to 150 cm

Description

A plant that prefers a rocky habitat, on walls, in gardens or in cultivated fields. The stem is erect, often branched.

Flowers

The pink to purple flowers are on a short stalk with 2 lips and either a yellow or a white palate (bulge) in the middle. At the base of the flower is a pouch. In order to reach the nectar bees often pierce a hole at the base of the flower. The heavier bumble bees force open the lips to reach the nectar.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Oval to long, wider in the middle, pointed, visible midrib, 70 mm long and 25 mm wide.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: to 14 mm long.

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