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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Stellaria holostea

La stellaire holostée
Greater Stitchwort

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

white

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

40 cm

Description

The name ‘stellaria’ means star-like. The stem is 4-angled.

Roadsides, grassy fields, in light shade, very common.

Flowers

Flowers 5-petalled, slightly shiny at the end of the stems.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, pointed, without stalks, opposite on the stem, greyish-green.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: containing many seeds.

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