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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Scorpiurus muricatus

Chenillette sillonnée
Prickly Scorpion’s-tail

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

5-10 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

30-50 cm

Description

The English name, ‘Prickly Scorpion’s-tail’, refers to the fruit, which is long, coiled, twisted and ribbed.

The ribs are covered in short spines or warts.

Flowers

Flowers are in clusters of 2-5, yellow, often stained with red or purple.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, broadest above the middle, pointed, often with 3 parallel veins.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: resembles a scorpion’s tail, 30-50 mm.

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