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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Senecio jacobaea

Séneçon jacobée
Ragwort

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

15-25 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Pinnatisect

Height

30-100 cm

Description

In its fresh form it will not cause much harm to horses as it is unpleasant to the taste. But if it gets into hay, it has lost its taste but keeps its toxicity and is poisonous.

Flowers

Flowers are in flat-topped clusters, deep yellow disk florets with bright yellow ray florets.

Leaves

Pinnatisect leaf is deeply lobed, almost to the central midrib. Lobed almost to central midrib, toothed, mid-green.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of 1-seeded fruit with tufts of fine hair.

Medical

Whole plant gathered just before flowering, dried: used externally as a poultice for burns and sores.

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