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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Osyris alba

Rouvet blanc
Osyris

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

3-4 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Linear

Height

50-175 cm

Description

This is a parasitic plant, tapping into the roots of surrounding plants to survive, often forming thickets. Most noticeable in summer when it bears red berries, which turn black in autumn.

Flowers

Sweetly scented, yellow flowers with 3 petals, male and female on separate plants.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Narrow. leathery, alternate on the stem, 15-35 mm.

Fruits Seeds

Drupe: the outer fleshy parts surround a shell with a seed inside, 5-7 mm.

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