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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Lithospermum purpureocaerulea

Grémil pourpre blue
Purple Gromwell

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

blue

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

60 cm

Description

A hairy erect perennial. A forest dweller.

Flowers

The funnel-shaped flowers in bud are a deep reddish-pink, when fully opened they turn a deep blue.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, pointed, showy midrib, dark green.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: 4 small, shiny, white nutlets that do not open to release seeds.

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