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 varia

Coronille bigarrée
Crown Vetch

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink,

purple

Flower size

10-15 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

45-60 cm

Description

A plant that has been introduced into gardens as a ground cover plant. It has been used in erosion control, on banks and along roadsides, but has a tendency to smother existing plants.

Flowers

The flowers in clusters of 10-20 have long stalks, often in two colours, ranging from nearly white to purple.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 7-12 pairs of leaflets on either side of the stem, oblong-elliptical in shape.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: 4 angled, 3-8 oblong segments.

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