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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Aster sedifolius

Aster à feuilles d’orpin
Michaelmas Daisy

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

blue

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Linear,

Lanceolate

Height

20-50 cm

Description

An erect, much-branched plant. The bracts underneath the flower are in 3-5 rows, shiny and sticky.

Grows in dry, often hilly areas.

Flowers

The blue to pinkish-lilac flower cluster branches from a central point. The flower has distinct yellow stamens.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long and narrow, pointed, stalkless, mid green.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of hairy 1-seeded fruit.

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