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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Epilobium hirsutum

Epilobe à grandes fleurs
Hairy Willowherb

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

15-25 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

to 2 m

Description

A plant that grows close to rivers or irrigation channels and in ditches. Robust stems, branched and very hairy. Bracts are leaf-like.

Flowers

The flowers are 4-petalled, purplish-pink and notched. The stigma is creamy white with 4 lobes, quite noticeable.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, wider in the middle, pointed, opposite, sometimes in whorls along the stem, sharply serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: 5-8 cm long.

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