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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Serapias cordigera

Sérapias en coeur
Heart-flowered Orchid

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Plant family

Area

Les Maures

Flower colour

red

Flower size

lip 20-35 mm

Flowering months

April,

May

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

15-40 cm

Description

Open woodland, damp habitat.

A tuberous perennial.

Flowers

Sepals and petals are pale greyish-pink on the outside, a deeper colour within. An orchid with a deep red, heart-shaped lip, hairy inside. Up to 10 flowers on a spike.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, wider in the middle, pointed.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: containing many seeds.

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