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 nigrum

Morelle noire
Black Nightshade

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

10-14 mm

Flowering months

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Elliptic,

Cordate

Height

30-120 cm

Description

Perennial shrub found in damp woodland and roadsides in shade. Stems are erect or spreading.

The whole plant is toxic, in particular the unripe green berries.

Flowers

White, 5-petalled flowers in clusters with conspicuous yellow anthersupper fertile part of the stamen containing the pollen. The flower petals bend backwards with age.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Cordate heart-shaped. Oval to heart-shaped, variable, with or without lobes, some serrated, others not, with stalks, sometimes hairy, 4-5 cm.

Fruits Seeds

Berry: black, dull, 6-10 mm.

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