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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Cota tinctoria

Camomille des teinturiers
Dyer’s Chamomile

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

25-40 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Bipinnate

Height

30-60 cm

Description

Previously under the name Anthemis tinctoria. A loosely spreading, aromatic plant with bright green foliage.

Generally in dry habitats, cultivated or waste land, scrub, roadsides.

In the past it was used to dye fabrics. The colour obtained ranged from yellow, buff-yellow to golden orange.

Flowers

Flowers have bright yellow ray florets and slightly darker disk florets.

Leaves

Bipinnate leaflets on either side of the stem, each leaflet is further subdivided. The leaflets are finely lobed, the underside of the leaves are whitish.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of small dry, 1-seeded, almost cylindrical fruit.

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