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 lavandulifolium

Hélianthème à feuilles de lavande
Lavender-leaved Rock-rose

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

15-20 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Linear,

Lanceolate

Height

50 cm

Description

Dwarf shrub with a soft hairy appearance.

Garrigue, rocky and stony places, open woodland on calcareous soils.

Flowers

The buds are tightly curled unfolding into pale yellow flowers. Sepals are fringed with hairs. In common with all Rock-roses there are 3 large and 2 small sepals.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, pointed, rolled under margins, white hairy underneath.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: splits into 3 parts.

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