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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Sorbus domestica

Cormier
True Service Tree

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

15 mm

Flowering months

May

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

20 m

Description

A Mediterranean Sorbus.

Flowers

Flowers are borne in corymbs (10-14 cm), each flower has 5 petals and 20 creamy stamens.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 11-21 leaflets on either side of the stem, each leaflet, 3-7 cm long, is serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Drupe: outer fleshy parts surround a pit with a seed inside, astringent, 15-30 mm.

Edible

Fruits when almost rotten; used to make a type of cider.

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