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Ulex parviflorus

Ajonc de Provence
Small-flowered Gorse

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

6.5-9 mm

Flowering months

January,

February,

March,

April

Leaf type

Trifoliate

Height

to 1.5 m

Description

A plant that can cope with very arid conditions.

Shredded branches were used as animal fodder.

Flowers

Flowers yellow, borne in lateral clusters.

Leaves

Trifoliate with three leaflets. Three leaves initially, which in summer are reduced to spines to protect against water loss.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: egg-shaped, hairy, inside the calyx.

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