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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Sambucus ebulus

Sureau yèble
Dwarf Elder

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

6 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

0.8-1.5 m

Description

Not to be confused with Sambucus nigra. Sambucus ebulus is a perennial, not a tree or shrub.

Branches and leaves are toxic.

Flowers

The small creamy-white, 5-petalled flowers with purple anthersupper fertile part of the stamen containing the pollen form large flat-topped clusters (5-16 cm), later becoming a head of purple black berries.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 5-13 leaflets on either side of the stem, wider in the middle, pointed and serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Drupe: fleshy parts surround a pit, black.

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