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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Passiflora caerulea

Passiflore bleue
Common Passion Flower

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

blue

Flower size

100 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Digitate

Height

10 m

Description

Native to South America. A vigorous, deciduous or semi-evergreen climbing vine, using tendrils to climb.

Flowers

The fragrant flowers are solitary, striking and complex. They have 5 petals and 5 sepals, both petals and sepals are white and similar in appearance. They are surmounted by a corona of 5 greenish-yellow stamens with blue or violet filaments and 3 purple stigmas.

Leaves

Digitate leaflets are finger-like. Divided into 5 finger-like lobes, 10-18 cm.

Fruits Seeds

Berry: oval in shape 6 x 4 cm, pale green, becoming orange when ripe, containing numerous seeds.

Edible

Fruit: slightly tart.

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