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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Trifolium stellatum

Trèfle étoilé
Star Clover

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

inflorescence 25 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Trifoliate

Height

8-20 cm

Description

Short hairy plant. Grows in sunny dry positions, old olive fields.

Flowers

Each whitish-pink flower, 4-12 mm, is almost hidden by the long, narrow sepals. The calyx has densely white-hairy, reddish, star-shaped spreading lobes, hence the name ‘Star Clover’.

Leaves

Trifoliate with three leaflets. Three leaflets, heart-shaped, slightly serrated at apex.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: tiny pods containing one seed inside the calyx.

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