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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Ulex parviflorus

Ajonc de Provence
Small-flowered Gorse

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Additional information

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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