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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Poa bulbosa

Pȃturin vivipare
Bulbous Meadow Grass

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

spikelet 3-5 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Linear

Height

5-40 cm

Description

Full name is Poa bulbosa var. vivipara. The name ‘Poa’ comes from Greek meaning fodder. A grass that is bulbous at the base and grows in tufts on dry, rocky, calcareous soil.

The seeds germinate before separating from the mother plant.

Flowers

The flowers at the end of the stalks are in loose clusters, giving the grass a wispy appearance.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Short, narrow, flat or furrowed, 1-2 mm wide; smooth but rough at the margins.

Fruits Seeds

Caryopsis: a dry fruit, grain.

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