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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Prospero autumnalis

Scille d’automne
Autumn Squill

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

5-7 mm

Flowering months

September,

October,

November

Leaf type

Linear

Height

5-20 cm

Description

Previously known as Scilla autumnalis.

Not a bulb but a corm, which is a rounded underground storage organ consisting of a swollen stem covered with scale leaves. Leaves are absent at flowering time.

Dry grassy and rocky areas, fields and roadsides.

Flowers

Flowers are pale to deep lilac, star-shaped, with stalks, borne in racemes of up to 20 flowers.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. 3-12 narrow basal leaves, 0.5-3 mm wide, hairless, grooved in the middle. Normally absent by time of flowering.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule.

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