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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Euphorbia cyparissias

Euphorbe petit cyprès
Cypress Spurge

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

8-15 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Linear

Height

20-50 cm

Description

Grassy and rocky habitats, scrub and waste places, often on calcareous soils.

The latex of all Euphorbias can cause skin rash.

Flowers

Cyathia: the umbels (9-18 rays) are rounded to kidney-shaped with greenish-yellow bracts. The bracts turn purple or red in summer.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Narrow, alternate and densely packed along the stems.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: opens into two parts.

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