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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Tyrimnus leucographus

Chardon ȧ taches blanches
Tyrimnus

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink,

purple

Flower size

inflorescence 14-16 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

20-200 cm

Description

A slender, greyish or whitish, downy plant with white markings.

Flowers

The flower-head consists of tubular florets, pink or violet in colour, solitary on very long leafless stalks. The flower bracts are overlapping, each bract with a short spiny tip.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Basal leaves: oval to long, pointed, serrated and lobed, white markings, spiny margin.
Upper leaves: smaller.

Fruits Seeds

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

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