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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Silene nutans

Silène penché
Nottingham Catchfly

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

1.5-2.5 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Linear,

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

20 – 40 cm

Description

A soft hairy plant, glandular sticky above.

Rocky areas.

Flowers

Flowers with 5 bi-lobed petals, usually all pointing in the same direction. The calyx is fused, pale green and narrow with 10 darker veins.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle, Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Basal: stalked, oval to long, wider in the middle, pointed.
Stem leaves: stalkless, linear to long, wider in the middle, pointed.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: yellowish, 7-10 mm long.

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