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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Iris lutescens

Iris nain
Crimean Iris

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow,

purple

Flower size

60-70 mm

Flowering months

March,

April

Leaf type

Linear

Height

30 cm

Description

A very small Iris, flowering before the taller Irises. A rhizomatous perennial.

Drifts of these irises cover the stony hillsides in spring, with a wonderful clarity of colour and form.

Flowers

Flowers are yellow, violet or two-toned, less often white, with a yellow or white beard along the centre of the falls.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Sword-shaped, 30 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: containing seeds.

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