Wild Flowers Provence

=/ =/ =/ Site en construction \= \= \=
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content

Crocus versicolor

Crocus bigarré

Category:

Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

25-35 mm

Flowering months

January,

February,

March,

April,

May

Leaf type

Linear

Height

10 cm

Description

There are more than 90 species of Crocus, growing in woodland, scrub and meadows, from sea level to alpine tundra in Central and Southern Europe. Crocus versicolor is native to our region.

Flowers

The goblet-shaped flowers, 6 tepals, with 3 orange stamens, taper off into a narrow tube. The colour varies from lilac, mauve to white.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Basal leaves: sword-shaped.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule.

Navigation

• Click the "Go back" button to return to your plant search or filtered selection.

• Click on the Category or Plant family above to list plants in the same category or family.

• Click "Wild Plants" (or the website title) at the top of the page to start again.