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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Ophrys ligustica

Ophrys de Ligurie

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

green

Flowering months

May,

June

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Description

A bee orchid named after ‘Liguria’, a region in Italy. A late flowering bee orchid.

A tuberous perennial having enlarged underground structures for storage of nutrients.

Flowers

Narrow green sepals, yellow petals and a large brownish-black lip, densely hairy, with a small pointed tip.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Six basal leaves, long, wider in the middle, pointed; stem leaves narrow.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: numerous seeds.

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