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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Cytisus hirsutus

Cytise couché
Hairy Broom

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

20-25 mm

Flowering months

May,

June

Leaf type

Trifoliate

Height

20-100 cm

Description

The whole plant is covered in 3 mm long hairs, hence the name ‘hirsutus’ meaning hairy. It has erect or spreading branches hugging the ground.

Calcareous and arid habitats.

Flowers

The flowers are yellow-orange, the upright petal, the ‘standard’, is often splashed with brown.

Leaves

Trifoliate with three leaflets. Three leaflets, oval-elliptic, with stalks, very hairy, 18-25 mm.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: linear, 2.5-4 cm.

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