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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Helianthemum canum

Hélianthème blanc
Hoary Rock-rose

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

8-15 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

10 – 40 cm

Description

A dwarf shrub that grows on dry, stony meadows and rocky hillsides on calcareous soil up to 1700 m altitude. One of the most common Rock-roses in the Mediterranean region.

Flowers

The flowers are borne in racemes of 3-5.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle, Elliptic oval leaf {end-tooltip}. Long, oval to pointed, covered in long, white hairs. The leaves are often clustered in rosettes at the apex of the branches.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: oval, almost smooth.

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