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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Inula conyza

Herbe aux mouches
Ploughman’s-spikenard

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

9-11 mm

Flowering months

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

120 cm

Description

Very straight, slightly purplish, hairy stem. The leaves when burnt keep insects away.

Dry or rocky slopes, open scrub on calcareous soils.

Flowers

The flowers have only disk florets and give the impression of not being fully open. The sepals are thistle-like.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, wider in the middle, pointed.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of 1-seeded fruit.

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