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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Pyrus amygdaliformis

Poirier à feuilles d’amandier
Almond-leaved Pear

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

15-20 mm

Flowering months

March,

April

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

10 m

Description

Densely branched, spiny, shrub-like tree.

Flowers

The 5-petalled flowers are borne on the lateral branches. They are notched at the apex.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Oval to long, pointed, with stalks, shiny.

Fruits Seeds

Pome: fleshy enlarged receptacle with a tough central core containing the seeds, 15-30 mm.

Edible

Fruit: bitter and astringent, can be eaten raw or cooked.

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