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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Pinus nigra

Pin noir d’Autriche
Austrian Pine

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flowering months

May,

June

Leaf type

Needle

Height

55 m

Description

A Mediterranean Pine with a pyramidal shape. A slow-growing tree used for timber.

The male cones drop off after shedding their pollen. The mature seed cone (female) is roundish in shape, shiny, yellowish brown or pale brown.

Flowers

No true flowers, instead it produces male and female cones.

Leaves

Needle leaf is narrow, pointed, like a needle, e.g. Pinus. In pairs in tight groups, 6-18 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Cone: male pollen cone is golden yellow in colour, female seed cone is reddish, 5 mm long.

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