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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Fallopia aubertii

Renouée aubertii
Russian Vine

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

10 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Elliptic,

Cordate

Height

to 15 m

Description

Also known as Polygonum aubertii. Native to Asia (China, Russia, Kazakhstan).

In one year this plant can grow 3 m. As it grows it becomes quite heavy, needing solid support. It is a useful climber for unsightly fences and garden structures, though difficult to eradicate. It does not require a special type of soil, prospers in sun or half shade.

A nectar plant for bees.

Flowers

Flowers are arranged in stalked clusters, each cluster 15 cm long. Normally white to greenish-white, sometimes pale pink, becoming a deeper pink as the fruit is being developed.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Cordate heart-shaped. Oval to heart-shaped on stalks to 10 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Drupe: a cluster of fleshy, 1-seeded fruit, shiny, black, 2 mm long.

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