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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Petroraghia prolifera

Oeillet prolifère

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

7-8 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April,

May

Leaf type

Linear

Height

10 – 40 cm

Description

A delicate-looking plant, very close to a Dianthus, but smaller.

Arid areas, garrigue.

Flowers

The flowers, 1-6, pink to purple in colour, are tiny with lobed petals arising out of the calyx. The calyx is 10-13 mm long, thickened in the middle.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Narrow blade.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: elliptical, 5-8 mm.

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