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Erysimum ochroleucum

Vélar jaunâtre
Wallflower

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

20-25 mm

Flowering months

May,

June

Leaf type

Linear,

Lanceolate

Height

10-50 cm

Description

There are over 180 species of wallflower in the world, both garden plants and wild flowers. This particular one grows in rocky places up to 2,800 m. The whole plant is hairy with the hairs pressed close to stem and leaves.

Flowers

The 4-petalled, scented flowers are sulphur yellow and grow in elongated racemes.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Linear to long, wider in the middle, pointed.

Fruits Seeds

Silique: a long narrow seed pod, splitting open when mature.

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