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: guide.
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Euphorbia prostata

Prostrate Spurge

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

green

Flower size

tiny

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

to 5 cm

Description

A weed that grows in pavement cracks, stone walls, gravel and dry, compacted soil; invasive. The stems originate from a central tap root and spread out in a circle.

The reddish or green stems as well as the leaves exude a milky sap.

Flowers

The flowers are numerous and tiny.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval, rounded at the tip, finely serrated, opposite each other on the stem, small.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: stalked, 3-lobed, splits into parts, 2 mm long, 1.5 mm wide.

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