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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Heliotropium europaeum

Héliotrope
Heliotrope

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

4 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

10-30 cm

Description

Grows amongst vines, in waste areas and disturbed ground.

Flowers

The 5-petalled flowers have a yellow centre. They are borne in long spirals, flowering first at the lower end of the spiral, then moving upwards.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval, covered in soft hairs, alternate, long stalked, greyish-green.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: 4 small 1 seeded fruits.

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