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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Prunus mirabelle

Mirabelle
Mirabelle

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

10-15 mm

Flowering months

March,

April

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

10 m

Description

Prunus domestica subsp. syriaca (Mirabelle) is popular in the French region of Lorraine in north-eastern France where eau-de-vie is produced from the plums.

Flowers

5 white, rounded petals with long, white filaments and yellow anthersupper fertile part of the stamen containing the pollen.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval, serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Drupe: outer fleshy parts surround a shell with a seed inside, yellow, 22 mm.

Edible

Fruit: mostly used in making jams and eau-de-vie.

Medical

Fruit: high level of vitamin C.

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