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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Tussilago farfara

Tussilage
Coltsfoot

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

40 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April

Leaf type

Cordate

Height

10-30 cm

Description

The plant spreads by creeping horizontal runners (stolons) and seed; sometimes found in large colonies.

Flowers

Flowers have narrow ray florets with prominent disk florets, on a scaly stalk (12 cm).

Leaves

Cordate heart-shaped. Broadly heart-shaped, shallowly lobed, toothed (10-18), hairy, on long stalks. Leaves appear after flowering.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of 1-seeded fruits with feathery hair.

Medical

Leaves and flowers. ‘Tussi’ is the Latin word for cough; for centuries this plant provided a very important medicine to treat coughs.

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