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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Lamium maculatum

Lamium à feuilles panachées
Spotted Deadnettle

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

20-35 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Elliptic,

Cordate

Height

to 60 cm

Description

A variable, hairy plant.

Grassy habitats, woodland margins, hedgerows, olive groves, banks and roadsides.

Flowers

The flowers are pinkish purple, upper lip is hooded, the lower lip is whitish, heart-shaped with purple splashes.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Cordate heart-shaped. Triangular, coarsely serrated and pointed, often with a light patch in centre.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: enclosed within the calyx.

Edible

Leaves: gathered before flowering, too hairy for salads, best cooked.

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