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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Paspalum dilatatum

Paspale dilaté
Paspalum

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower size

spikelet 2.5-4 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Linear

Height

1.5 m

Description

Originally from South America. Also known as Digitaria dilatata, belonging to the ‘finger grasses’.

Woody rhizome (4-8 mm) bearing thick roots that go 1 m deep.

Suitable for hay and silage.

Flowers

The inflorescence, hairy, is a branched spike comprising of 2-11 widely separated, drooping racemes of green spikelets, which turn brown when ripe.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Blade, flat, 3-20 mm wide, thickened along the margins, hairless.

Fruits Seeds

Caryopsis: a dry fruit (grain).

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