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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Salvia pratensis

Sauges des prés
Meadow Sage

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

blue

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

30-70 cm

Description

Stems erect, 4 edges, with glandular soft hairs.

Grassy areas, roadsides.

Flowers

Flower stalks are branched, forming a lax spike with whorls of flowers along the stalk. Each whorl carries up to 10 flowers. The petals are irregular, fused, with a long tube and two lips: the upper lip arched, the lower lip three-lobed with a larger central lobe. Sepals covered in white hairs.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Oval to long, pointed, wrinkled, bluntly toothed at the margins, lower leaves larger, 15 cm.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: 4 small nuts enclosed within the calyx.

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