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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Euonymus europaeus

Fusain d’Europe
Spindle Tree

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

tiny

Flowering months

May,

June

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

3-6 m

Description

Deciduous shrub with changing autumn colours, ranging from yellow-green to reddish purple. Wood, scrub, hedges, especially on calcareous soil.

The wood of this tree was used to make spindles.

Flowers

The flowers are insignificant, small, yellowish-green, growing in clusters (3-8).

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Oval to long, wider in the middle, pointed, slightly serrated, 3-8 cm.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: 4 lobes, splits open to reveal orange seeds.

Medical

Bark: to treat liver and gall bladder complaints. It is astringent, diuretic and stimulates the bile flow.

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