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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Solanum dulcamara

Douce-amère
Bittersweet

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

10-12 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Cordate

Height

30 cm-2 m

Description

A plant of damp forests, normally on fertile soil.

All parts of the plant are toxic. Although the glossy red berries look inviting, they taste very bitter; accidental poisoning rarely occurs.

Flowers

Flowers grow in loose clusters, with purple petals folded backwards; yellow stamens in the shape of a tight cone.

Leaves

Cordate heart-shaped. Heart-shaped, pointed, often lobed at the base, 4-12 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Berry: egg-shaped, shiny, bright red.

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