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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Linum suffriticosum

Lin sous-arbrisseau
White Flax

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

20-25 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Linear

Height

up to 50 cm

Description

Tufted, low shrub with upright stems.

Dry, stony areas on calcareous soils.

Flowers

The flowers are glossy white with a purple or violet centre, sometimes with lightly pink veins. Sepals 3-veined.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Narrow, finely serrated, margins rolled inwards, alternate on the stem, greyish.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule.

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