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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Teucrium flavum

Germandrée jaune
Yellow Germander

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Littoral

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

12-15 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

20-50 cm

Description

A hairy sub-shrub with a leafy robust stem.

It is native to the garrigue, maquis and rocky areas.

Flowers

Flowers appear in the upper part of the plant in the leaf axil. They are grouped in a spike, pale yellow, only the lower lip is visible. The calyx is 7-10 mm long with 5 teeth.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Oval to long, pointed, thickish, hairy, mid green, paler underneath with crenulated margins, 1-4 cm long, 1-2.5 cm wide.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: small seeds at the base of the flower.

Edible

The herb is used to flavour wines, bitters, liqueurs and used as a hop substitute.

Medical

Upper parts: were used to treat all kinds of rashes, and skin problems in general.

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