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: guide.
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Lamium purpureum

Purple Deadnettle

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

5 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Cordate,

Whorled

Height

to 20 cm

Description

Habitat: meadows, forests and roadsides.

Flowers

The flowers are a dull pink and grow in the leaf axils at the top of the plant. The flower has a hood with a lip split in 2 rounded parts, speckled near the throat.

Leaves

Cordate heart-shaped, Whorled cluster of leaves encircle the stem. Stem leaves: hairy, stalked, heart-shaped, margins undulated or serrated.
Top leaves: a tight cluster circling the stem, heart-shaped, with tiny stalks.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: enclosed within the calyx.

Edible

Hairy, best used in soups or stir-fries.

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