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Gagea arvensis

Gagée des champs
Field Gagea

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May

Leaf type

Linear

Height

8-20 cm

Description

The reddish stem is covered in fine hairs. A small plant, often hidden between dry grassy tufts.

Flowers

The flowers are star-shaped, yellow with a touch of green, in umbels of 5-12 flowers.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. 2 basal leaves, linear and grooved; 2 opposing stem leaves.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: covered in spines, large for the size of plant.

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