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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Catalpa bignonioides

Arbre des haricots
Indian Bean Tree

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

30-50 mm

Flowering months

April,

May

Leaf type

Deltate

Height

15 m

Description

A deciduous, flowering tree; dramatic in the size of its leaves and in the shape and markings of its flowers.

Flowers

The flowers sit on the branches in conical clusters, appearing after the leaves. The petals are quite large, with purple speckles.

Leaves

Deltate triangular leaf with stem on one side. Triangular, on long stalks with a pointed tip. The leaves are positioned opposite each other, 10-25 cm long, 8-15 cm wide.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: 20-40 cm long, remains on the tree till spring.

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