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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Cotinus coggygria

Arbre à perruques
Smoke Tree

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow,

pink

Flower size

5-10 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

up to 7 m

Description

A large, hairless, deciduous shrub, often cultivated in parks and gardens. The leaves colour reddish-orange in autumn.

Open woodland, thickets, scrub and dry rocky slopes.

Flowers

Numerous tiny flowers, in lax panicles of 15-30 cm long, resembling a large pink feathery plume. Each flower has 5 yellow petals turning pinkish-red on maturing.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval, undulated, on long stalks, bright green.

Fruits Seeds

Drupe: kidney-shaped, 3-4 mm with an outer fleshy part surrounding a pit with a seed inside.

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