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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Lagurus ovatus

La queu de lièvre
Hare’s Tail

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower size

7-10 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Linear

Height

10-30 cm

Description

An attractive grass, used in dried flower arrangements. Since pollination occurs through dispersal of the seeds by wind, the plant requires no petals to attract insects.

Coastal vegetation and sand dunes, grassy woodlands, grasslands.

Flowers

The resemblance of the flower stalk to a hare’s tail has led to the French and English common names.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Blade, linear to long, wider in the middle, pointed, soft, hairy, 1 cm wide, 2-3 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Caryopsis: a dry fruit, grain.

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