Wild Flowers Provence

Identify wild flowers, trees, shrubs, orchids and other plants in Provence, France.

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Fumana ericoides

Fumana fausse bruyère

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

11-16 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Linear

Height

20 cm

Description

A dwarf shrub, similar to a Rock-rose but with linear leaves. The flower stalk is longer than the leaf.

Garrigue, stony hillsides, dry pastures, generally on calcareous soils.

Flowers

The flowers are borne in small clusters. The sepals are quite distinguishing, 3 green-veined large sepals and 2 small ones.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Alternate, linear, regularly spaced along the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: in 3 parts, bending downwards.

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