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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Cephalaria leucantha

Céphalaire à fleurs blanches

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Pinnatisect

Height

40-100 cm

Description

This flower could be mistaken for a Scabious but lacks the lacy-like outer petals. A much branched, erect perennial. Bracts numerous, oval-shaped and hairy.

A plant for dry, sunny, rocky areas.

Flowers

Clusters of globular, creamy-white or pale yellow pincushion flowers.

Leaves

Pinnatisect leaf is deeply lobed, almost to the central midrib. Basal leaves: deeply lobed almost to central midrib, with a large terminal lobe at the tip of the leaf.
Upper leaves: less segmented, opposite.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a small, 1-seeded fruit with papery base (calyx).

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