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: guide.

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Asplenium trichomanes

Capillaire des murailles
Maidenhair spleenwort


Additional information

Plant family


Provence Verte

Leaf type



20 cm


This fern grows in tufts, in cracks in the rocks or in old walls. The leaflets are leathery. The rust-brown areas beneath the leaves contain the spores, the productive organs.


Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. Frond: with 30 pairs of leaflets on either side of the stem, oblong to round, 20 cm long. Stems blackish-brown.

Fruits Seeds

Sori: a cluster of spore-producing structures, visible on the underside of the leaf.

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