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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Knautia purpurea

Knautia purpurea
Purple Knautia

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

18-25 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

25-100 cm

Description

Hairy perennial, erect, branched at the top, without underground stolons. Grows in rocky, grassy habitats, roadsides, hillsides and meadows.

Flowers

The pinkish-violet flowers are dome-shaped with pink stamens. The calyx is like a cup, each with normally 8-10 bristly hairs (awns).

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. Basal rosette: leaves often undivided. Upper leaves: with linear to lanceolate toothed segments, sturdy.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: cylindrical.

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