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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Coronilla emerus

Coronille
Scorpion Senna

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

14-20 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

to 2 m

Description

Also known as Hippocrepis emerus. A dense shrub with green branches.

Open woodland, woodland margins, shaded cliffs and scrubland.

Flowers

The long-stalked yellow pea flowers grow in clusters of 1-5.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 5-9 leaflets on either side of the stem, wider above the middle.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: segmented into 3-12 parts, 5-11 cm long.

Medical

Leaves: used as a purgative, an alternative to Senna leaves.

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