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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Prunella grandiflora

Brunelle
Selfheal

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

25-30 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Ovate

Height

20-50 cm

Description

Moist, half-shady or shady conditions.

Flowers

The corolla tube arises just above the leaves. The pinkish-purple flowers emerge, 2-lipped in whorls along the corolla tube.

Leaves

Ovate leaf is egg-shaped, wider at base, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Egg-shaped to oblong, wider in the middle, pointed, serrated or not, 8 cm.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: dry, does not split open when ripe, many seeds.

Edible

Leaves.

Medical

Whole plant: used to heal wounds. As an infusion it was used to treat sore throats, thrush and gum infections; also for diarrhoea.

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