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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Melilotus officinalis

Grande Mélilot
Tall Melilot

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

5-8 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Trifoliate

Height

50-150 cm

Description

Stems are erect and branched.

Roadsides, waste areas, fallow fields, along railroads on calcareous soils.

Flowers

The pea flowers are borne in dense, terminal spikes, the wing petals and standard are the same length, longer than the keel.

Leaves

Trifoliate with three leaflets. Three leaflets, serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: oval, hairy, black when ripe, 5-6 mm.

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