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 saratoi

Ophrys de la Drôme

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

lip 25-30 mm

Flowering months

May,

June

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

15-25 cm

Description

This orchid is a member of the Ophrys bertolonii group.

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

Flowers

Sepals and petals are pink, the petals with a green central vein; the lip is a reddish-brown, dark, shaggy along the margin and with a short triangular tip. The speculum is centrally positioned and does not connect to the edges of the lip.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Basal leaves are oval to long, wider in the middle, pointed; stem leaves narrow, pointing upwards.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule.

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