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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Saponaria ocymoides

Saponaire des roches
Rock Soapwort

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

25-28 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

10-40 cm

Description

A typical rock plant, prostrate, densely branched.

Flowers

The five-petalled pink flowers are arranged in groups at the end of the branches, with blue anthersupper fertile part of the stamen containing the pollen. Sepals are fused in a tube.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval, opposite, without stalks, fleshy and hairy, 1-3 cm.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: 4 teeth, numerous seeds.

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