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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Lonicera etrusca

Chèvrefeuille etrusque
Etruscan honeysuckle

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white,

yellow

Flower size

35-45 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Elliptic,

Perfoliate

Height

to 5 m

Description

A deciduous Mediterranean native. Garrigue, maquis, scrub, open woodland, hedgerows, banks and roadsides.

Flowers

The flowers, up to 12, are stalked, very fragrant, yellow to white with a reddish blush when young. The tubular petals partially split into 2 lips with protruding stamens.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Perfoliate leaf stem on the flat underside of the leaf, and appears to pass through the leafto pass through the leaf. Oval, those directly beneath the flowerhead are fused together, with the stem in the centre.

Fruits Seeds

Berry: bright red.

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