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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Populus alba

Le peuplier blanc
Silver Leaf Poplar

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

green

Flower size

♂ 80 mm

Flowering months

March,

April

Leaf type

Deltate

Height

40 m

Description

The trunk is white and smooth, with diamond-shaped black lenticils (air pores).

Flowers

The male and female flowers (catkins) grow on separate trees: male catkins with conspicuous dark red stamens, female catkins shorter and slimmer, yellow-green.

Leaves

Deltate triangular leaf with stem on one side. Triangular with irregularly, serrated, pointed lobes, long-stalked, green and smooth above, white-woolly beneath.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: in two parts.

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