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Odontites lutea

Odontite jaune

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

6-7 mm

Flowering months

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Linear

Height

10-60 cm

Description

An annual, half-parasite, tapping into other plants for its nutrients. Erect, much branched, the main stem becoming woody with age, branch stems tinged red.

Flowers

The flower has 2 lips, 4 stamens and a spur. The lower lip is divided into 3 deeply-cut lobes.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Narrow, in 2’s or 3’s, opposite on the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: oval.

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