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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Erodium cicutarium

Bec-de-grue à feuilles de aiguë
Common Stork’s Bill

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white,

pink

Flower size

7-18 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

30 cm

Description

A very variable hairy annual.

Stony and rocky places, garrigues, road sides, old walls and sand dunes.

Flowers

The five-petalled flowers are borne in loose clusters. The colour ranges from pinkish-purple to white.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. Leaflets on either side of the stem, serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: seed with a beak (1-4 cm), splits open in a spiral to release seeds.

Edible

Whole plant when young; it has a similar flavour to parsley.

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