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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Salicornia strobilaceum

Salicorne vivace
Halocnemum

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Littoral

Flower colour

green

Flower size

tiny

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Scales,

Succulent

Height

to 50 cm

Description

A sub-shrub. Old stems are woody, much branched, young stems, jointed, succulent.

Grows in saline conditions, near the seashore or salt marshes.

Rich in potash.

Flowers

Flowers are bisexual, in groups of three along the cone-like flower spike.

Leaves

Succulent fleshy, water-retaining leaves, Scales leaves resemble green scales e.g. Cupressus, Juniperus. Opposite, scale-like, fused together around the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: oval, enclosed within the structure of sepals and petals.

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