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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Globularia vulgaris

Globulaire commune

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

10-20 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Spatulate

Height

10-25 cm

Description

A yellow dye is produced from the leaves.

Often found carpetting an area of light woodland.

Flowers

Numerous small purple flowers with a dark centre. At the beginning of the flowering cycle, the dark centre is not yet visible.

Leaves

Spatulate broad end of the leaf tapers to the point of connection with the plant stem, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Basal leaves: broad end tapers to base.
Stem leaves: small, narrow, pointed.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: dry fruit inside the base of the flower.

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