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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Stachys recta

Epiaire droite
Stiff Hedge Nettle

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

15-20 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

20-80 cm

Description

A hairy plant, upright, covered in glandular hairs which curve inwards.

Flowers

Flowers are creamy-white, in dense spikes, borne in whorls, 2-lipped, flecked with tiny red or brown spots. Numerous noticeable pointed sepals.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Oval to long, pointed, serrated, hairy, opposite, downward pointing, 3-5 cm.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: 4 small nuts hidden at the base of the calyx.

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