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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Carduncellus monspeliensium

Cardoncelle de Montpellier

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Pinnatisect

Height

5-20 cm

Description

Dry habitat, open terrain on calcareous soil.

Flowers

Bright lilac flowers, on short stalks, have ray florets with deep purple stamens and spiny bracts.

Leaves

Pinnatisect leaf is deeply lobed, almost to the central midrib. Lobed almost to central midrib of the leaf, with spiny or prickly teeth.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of small 1-seeded fruit in the shape of a crown, hairy.

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