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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Humulus lupulus

Houblon
Hops

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

green

Flower size

♂ 4-5 mm,

♀15+20 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Palmate

Height

2-6 m

Description

The male and female hops grow on separate plants.

Hops added to beer preserves the beer.

Semi-shade or sun, dry or moist soil, can tolerate drought.

Flowers

Male flowers are small, yellowish-green catkins; female flowers are white and spiky, then becoming pale yellow and cone-like.

Leaves

Palmate leaf has lobes radiating from a base point. Mature leaves with 3, 5 or 7 lobes, serrated, opposite on the stems.

Fruits Seeds

Strobulus: a seed cone, 20 mm.

Edible

Young shoots and male flowers: in salads.

Medical

Dried strobulus: used as a sedative to treat insomnia and restlessness.

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