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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Robinia pseudoacacia

Acacia faux
False Acacia

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

15-20 mm

Flowering months

May,

June

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

25 m

Description

Native to south-eastern United States, naturalised in Europe.

The branches have short, strong thorns.

Flowers

Flowers creamy-white, in bunches of 10-20 cm, with a scent similar to orange blossom.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. Oval to round leaflets on either side of the stem, mid-green.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: linear-oblong, flattened, 5-10 cm.

Edible

Pods: after cooking. Flowers: deep fried in batter. A mono-floral honey is made from Acacia flowers.

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